News & Announcements
Pending required approvals, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is seeking qualified applicants to fill a vacancy in the position of United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The position will be available January 6, 2019. Deadline for applications is May 18, 2018. A full public notice and application for the Magistrate Judge position may be found on our employment page.
The current term of office of United States Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Wilkinson, Jr. at New Orleans, Louisiana, is due to expire on March 26, 2019. The United States District Court is required by law to establish a panel of citizens to consider the reappointment of a magistrate judge to a new eight year term.
The duties of a magistrate judge include the following: (1) conducting...more »
Honorable Peter H. Beer
Apr. 12, 1928 - Feb. 9, 2018
U.S. District Judge, 1979 - 2009
UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FIFTH CIRCUIT
Notice of Proposed Amendment to 5TH CIR. R. 35.5
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071, we give notice the court is considering amending 5TH CIR. R. 35.5 as shown below. Proposed changes are identified with redline text.
We will accept written comments for consideration on the proposed change through March 9, 2018. You may write to:... more »
In the event of a government shutdown, the federal Judiciary has determined that it can remain OPEN for business for approximately three weeks, or through Friday, February 9, 2018. On or around that date, the Judiciary will reassess its situation and provide further guidance if needed.
All proceedings and deadlines remain in effect as scheduled, unless otherwise advised. The Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) system will remain in operation for...more »