News & Announcements
Effective immediately, the Hale Boggs Federal Building located at 500 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, which houses the United States District Court as well as the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, is closed to the general public. The District Court and Bankruptcy Court are operating with skeletal crews to perform critical mission responsibilities. Litigants may file documents electronically through the District and...more »
CVB Violation dockets have been continued as indicated below:
Violations previously set for March 17, 2020 have been reset to June 2, 2020 (Magistrate Judge Douglas)
Violations previously set for March 24, 2020 and April 28, 2020 have been reset to July 7, 2020 (Magistrate Judge Roby)
Violations previously set for April 14, 2020 have been reset to May 19, 2020 (Magistrate Judge Wilkinson)
New violations will be set for hearing as indicated...more »
In response to the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the United States, the Congress has passed and the President has signed into law the CARES Act, H.R. 748, which authorizes the use of video and telephone conferencing, under certain circumstances and with the consent of the defendant, for a number of criminal proceedings during the COVID-19 emergency. The Judicial Conference of the United States has adopted a finding that emergency conditions...more »
Effective March 23, 2020, and subject to the conditions set forth in this Court's General Order 20-2(5), criminal proceedings before the Magistrate Judges of the United States District Court for Eastern District of Louisiana will be adjusted as follows: Court will be convened on Mondays and Fridays. To the...more »
Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, until May 1, 2020, the Clerk’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana will not accept sealed documents on paper for filing.
Sealed documents should be submitted by email to the Court at email@example.com. Please use the encrypted “Send Securely” option in your email if available. Documents should be in PDF format and include an electronic signature of the...more »
Hale Boggs Building, Including Intake, Pro Se, and Public Terminal Areas, Closed to the General Public
At the direction of the Chief Judge, until further notice, due to public health concerns relating to COVID-19, the Hale Boggs Federal Building located at 500 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, which houses the United States District Court as well as the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, is closed to the...