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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 6, 2019
On June 6, 2019, the Honorable Nannette Jolivette Brown, Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, presided over a naturalization ceremony in which 35 individuals were naturalized as new United States...
May 17, 2019
The United States Senate has confirmed Wendy B. Vitter to be a United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana. On behalf of the entire court family, we welcome her to our court.
May 9, 2019
The United States Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has announced the selection of Meredith Sue Grabill to the position of Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana subject to the completion of a standard background check. Ms. Grabill...
April 17, 2019
U.S. District Court - EDLA & New Orleans FBA present: Identifying and Addressing Domestic Violence in the Context of Federal Litigation, April 30, 2019, 12:00 pm, Courtroom 501, CLE credit, No charge, Lunch provided
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April 4, 2019
On April 4, 2019, the Honorable Martin L.C. Feldman, United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, presided over a naturalization ceremony in which 16 foreign-born individuals became United States citizens. Attorney Christopher...
March 15, 2019
Transient Justice: The Ten New Orleans Locations of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana presented by Writer/Historian John Magill
February 7, 2019
On February 7, 2019, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana held a naturalization ceremony, during which 14 individuals were naturalized as new United States citizens. The Honorable Susie Morgan, District Judge for...
January 25, 2019
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January 11, 2019
During the partial government shutdown, this court, as part of the Judiciary, has continued operating using court fee balances and other “no-year” funds. Paid operations using this funding can be sustained by the Judiciary through January 18, 2019 (...
December 21, 2018
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, January 11, 2019 (if a budget impasse lasts that long). On or around that date, the...