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Guidelines to Civil Discovery Practice in the Middle District of Alabama: PDF PDF Document

Please refer to local Rules concerning Discovery:

Rule 26 Requirements

Civil Trial Terms

Magistrate Judge Consent Procedures

Sample Orders

Sample Orders - These sample orders are representative of the type of orders or formats used or required by the court. Each judge reserves the right to modify or change an order as may be necessary for the conduct of a case. These samples are provided for information to the bar and the public in general.


Post Judgment Interest Rates

The post-judgment interest rate is the weekly average one-year constant maturity Treasury yield for . the calendar week preceding the date of entry of the judgmentEffective December 21, 2000, the rate of interest that may be added to a judgment, subject to the provisions of 18 U.S.C. 3612, 28 U.S.C. 1961, and 40 U.S.C. 258(e)(1), shall be equal to the weekly average 1-year constant maturity Treasury yield.

To obtain the most recent rate, the Federal Reserve provides a table of Selected Interest Rates. The applicable rate may be found by scrolling down to the section entitled: "US government securities - Treasury constant maturities - 1-year." The most recent rate is found under the column headed "Week Ending ____." Earlier rates may be found in the table at the following site:

Historical rate data as published by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System are available at:

Disposition of Habeas Corpus Petitions in Capital Cases (3009)