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Local Rules

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b), the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland has adopted local rules applicable to proceedings in this district. 

As a reference, the Court has prepared a Cross Reference to Uniform Federal Rule Numbering System identifying the federal rule corresponding to the local rule. 

The Court has also approved publication of the Principles for the Discovery of Electronically Stored Information in Civil Cases.  Although parties are encouraged to discuss these ESI Principles in individual cases, compliance with them is voluntary and not required by the Court.  

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