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News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

December 12, 2019
Federal employees stationed in the U.S. District Courthouse-Hale Boggs Federal Building celebrated the season of giving by donating toys to children living in homeless shelters in and around the New Orleans area.  Over 196 toys were collected from...
December 2, 2019
On October 25, 2019, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana held its 2nd Biennial Bench and Bar Conference at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Downtown New Orleans.  Approximately 500 members of the Eastern District...
November 27, 2019
From September 8 – 12, 2019, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana hosted a delegation of criminal court judges from the Republic of Georgia.  The purpose of the delegation’s visit was to observe criminal...
November 25, 2019
On October 17, 2019, 35 individuals were naturalized as new United States citizens at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The Honorable Greg G. Guidry, District Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern...
October 29, 2019
In light of our Clerk of Court’s upcoming retirement the US District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana is searching for a Clerk of Court.  Interested applicants can view the vacancy announcement here.
October 21, 2019
The BIENNIAL FEDERAL BENCH AND BAR CONFERENCE is fast approaching.  The Conference will be held on Friday, October 25, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in New Orleans.  The final agenda has been posted on the FBBC website http://fbbc.laed.uscourts....
September 26, 2019
On September 4, 2019, Chief United States District Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown and United States Senator Bill Cassidy jointly convened a Reentry Task Force, the purpose of which was to discuss a system-wide approach to identifying issues and...
September 23, 2019
First Notice to the Bar
September 3, 2019
Order Establishing Merit Selection Panel for Full-time Magistrate Judge Vacancy
August 19, 2019
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules, have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. Appellate Rules:  3,6,42, and...