Federal magistrate judges are playing a growing role in civil litigation in all three districts in Pennsylvania, as well as across the country. With consent of the parties, magistrate judges now conduct full civil trials and enter final judgments. The Western and Middle districts of Pennsylvania have adopted procedures to facilitate the process even more.
Civil Trials by Magistrate Judges — Innovations in Two Pa. Districts
The Legal Intelligencer
January 22, 2013
This article requires premium access
This article requires premium access to The Legal Intelligencer. Please sign in or subscribe to read the full text.