IN RE: Extension of Standing Order 2020-19 Concerning Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by Covid-19 With Respect to Teleconferences and Videoconferences for Criminal Proceedings Read the order HERE.
ISSUANCE OF STANDING ORDER 2021-12 REVISED TRIAL AND MASKING PROTOCOLS. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ORDER.
Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is the county seat of Lackawanna County in Northeastern Pennsylvania's Wyoming Valley and hosts a federal court building. With a population of 77,291, it is the largest city in the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of about 570,000.
Harrisburg is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. With a population of 49,673, it is the tenth-largest city in the Commonwealth. It lies on the east bank of the Susquehanna River, 107 miles (172 km) west of Philadelphia.
Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Luzerne County. It is one of the principal cities in the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. Located at the center of the Wyoming Valley, it is second in size to the nearby city of Scranton.
Williamsport is a city in and the county seat of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, United States. In 2009, the population was estimated at 29,304. It is the principal city of the Williamsport, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of about 117,000.
The Middle District of Pennsylvania consists of 33 counties and almost half the state of Pennsylvania. The district is mostly rural in nature with population concentrations in the areas of Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Harrisburg and York. Our main office is located in Scranton with branch offices in Harrisburg, Wilkes-Barre and Williamsport.