IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF PHILADELPHIA
FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
CIVIL TRIAL DIVISION
ADMINISTRATIVE DOCKET NO. 06 OF 1998
IN RE: SCHEDULING CIVIL TRIALS INVOLVING STATE PRISONERS
AND NOW, this 13 day of July, 1998, in the interest of the criminal justice system and to promote effective and efficient calendaring of criminal cases during periods of prison overcrowding when limited bed space is available for housing state prisoners in county prisons, i.e., a population over 5,560 inmates, it is hereby ORDERED that no civil case will be scheduled requiring the presence of an on writ incarcerated prisoner.
This protocol is effective immediately and unanimously agreed upon by all Civil Division Judges serving as team leaders.
|JOHN W. HERRON|
This Administrative Docket is promulgated in accordance with the April 11, 1987 Order of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, Eastern District, No. 55, Judicial Administration, Docket No. 1, Phila. Civ. 51 and Pa. R.C.P. 239, and shall become effective immediately. As required by Pa. R.C.P. 239, the original Administrative Docket shall be filed with the Prothonotary in a docket maintained for Administrative Dockets issued by the Administrative Judge of the Trial Division and copies shall be submitted to the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, the Legislative Reference Bureau and the Civil Procedural Rules Committee. Copies of the Administrative Docket shall also be submitted to Legal Communications, Ltd., The Legal Intelligencer, Jenkins Memorial Law Library and the Law Library for the First Judicial District.