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News & Announcements: 2016-07

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.

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...
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...
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...