In a brief order Thursday, Judge Marrero imposed a sanction of $1,048.09 against a party that deliberately broke his individual rule requiring briefs be double-spaced:

At the March 24, 2017 hearing regarding plaintiff CafeX Communications’s (“CafeX”) Motion for a Preliminary Injunction (“Motion,” Dkt. No. 8.) the Court found that defendant Amazon Web Services, Inc. (“Amazon”)

New ECF rules allowed, as of last week, for e-filing of letters unless a judge’s individual rules provided otherwise.  We noted previously that several judges had updated their rules to expressly allow or require ECF filing of letters.  Since then, many more judges have followed suit.  The chart below summarizes the judges’ position on ECF filing of letters:
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