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Eastern District of Louisiana
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New Orleans, LA  70130

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July 26, 2016

On July 18, 2016, in a case originating from the Texas Western District, Sudduth v. Texas Health and Human Services Commission,___ F.3d ___, 2016 WL 3900647 (5th Cir. July 18, 2016), the Fifth Circuit held that a notice of appeal filed through the district court's CM/ECF system...

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July 26, 2016

During 2016, the Louisiana Eastern District Court has transitioned from Corel WordPerfect to Microsoft Word as its standard word processing program. We have taken this step due to the predominant use of Microsoft Word in the U.S. Courts, the legal community, and the agencies we interact with on a regular basis. This action is consistent with a recommendation from the Judicial Conference’s Committee on Information...

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July 20, 2016

After a party files a notice of appeal, the Clerk’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana will file trial and evidentiary hearing exhibits in the court’s electronic case filing system (CM/ECF) so that they can become part of the Electronic Record on Appeal (EROA) at the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.  The Clerk’s Office will issue a Notice of Redaction Responsibility advising the parties that...

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May 6, 2016

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is pleased to announce the selection of Janis van Meerveld as Magistrate Judge for the District subject to completion of a standard background check.

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