Criminal Duty Procedures

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Magistrate Judges in this district are assigned criminal matters on a rotating weekly basis. The court is generally not available for civil hearings during its criminal duty week. Criminal call begins at 1:00 p.m. daily in the duty courtroom (Room 114) on the first floor of the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse in Detroit. Agents with requests for warrants, complaints, and other matters should report to the duty courtroom and then to chambers for review of the papers. During the week of criminal duty, questions regarding duty matters should be directed to the duty telephone at (313) 234-5558.