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.

June 1, 2017
The Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Subcommittee on Judicial Statistics approved the creation of a new nature of suit code. The Subcommittee agreed that it was important to distinguish patent cases involving drug companies seeking...
May 12, 2017
CMECF and PACER service will be unavailable from Friday, May 19th at 5:00 PM through Monday, May 22nd at 8:30 AM. The local Louisiana Eastern CMECF and PACER servers will be shut down for required maintenance beginning promptly at 5:00 PM on Friday...
February 22, 2017
(1st Reminder - 2/13/17; 2nd Reminder - 2/22/17) Pursuant to Local Civil Rule 83.2.2(D), every attorney admitted to practice before the Eastern District of Louisiana must pay an annual fee which is collected every third year. Commencing January 1,...
January 13, 2017
Effective February 13, 2017 exact change is required if paying with cash. Please see all acceptable methods of payment at http://www.laed.uscourts.gov/financial-information/payment-methods.
January 3, 2017
Below find detailed information on how to pay 2017 triennial dues through your CMECF account Full Page View
December 7, 2016
Collection of the Eastern District of Louisiana's (LAED) triennial dues will begin on January 1, 2017, and must be paid not later than March 1, 2017. Members of the LAED bar will be required to pay their dues electronically through their Electronic...
December 1, 2016
Please be aware that the fee schedule for the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has been updated to reflect increases approved by the Judicial Conference in September of 2016. The new fees are effective December 1, 2016. You...
October 25, 2016
Pilot Began July 1, 2014 – Permanent Status Approved October 5, 2016 If you are interested in volunteering for the Civil Pro Bono Counsel Panel, please contact Erin Arnold by e-mail or at 504-589-7812. The Eastern District of Louisiana created a...
October 21, 2016
Notice of Proposed Amendments to 5TH CIRCUIT RULES 26, 28, 29, 31 and 32. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071, the 5th Circuit gives notice the circuit court is considering amending 5TH CIR. R. 26, 28, 29, 31 and 32 as shown in the document linked above....

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