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September 17, 2013
  ORDER AND REASONS Before the Court is the Motion for New Trial (Rec. Doc. 963) originally urged by defendant Arthur Kaufman, and joined in by the other defendants in this matter who were tried and convicted in 2011 (hereinafter referred to as "...
September 3, 2013
On April 3, 2013, the Judges of this Court voted unanimously to consolidate the United States Probation Office and the U. S. Pretrial Services Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The office will now be known as the United States Probation...
August 29, 2013
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August 29, 2013
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August 22, 2013
ORDER Governing Access to Trial and Trial Materials by Press and Public During the Phase Two Trial.   Full Page View
August 21, 2013
WARNING: The Court will not contact you as a potential juror by telephone for personal information. If you receive a phone call from someone claiming to be from the U. S. District Court who asks for personal information, ask for a name and a...
August 2, 2013
Notice is hereby given that the court, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071 and Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 47, proposes an amendment to Fifth Cir. R. 28.2.2. The current rule requires parties to cite to the record on appeal but does not prescribe...
July 23, 2013
Amendments to Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement (4.1, 8.2)   Order Appointing Committee   Updated Rules as of 7/23/13
July 17, 2013
Pursuant to a vote of the court en banc; United States Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Wilkinson, Jr. is hereby designated Chief Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana for a term of four (4) years. Magistrate Judge Wilkinson is directed...
July 12, 2013
Amendments to Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Committee   Order Appointing Committee   Updated Rules as of 7/12/13