News & Announcements

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April 17, 2015
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April 8, 2015
On April 8, 1812, an act of Congress organized the State of Louisiana as a judicial district and authorized one judgeship for the U.S. district court. It provided that the judge of the court would have the same jurisdiction and powers that had been...
April 2, 2015
Amended Date: April 16, 2015  Full Page View
March 13, 2015
  Public Notice is hereby given of proposed amendment to the Local Criminal Rules of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The court proposes to abrogate LCrR 23.1 in its entirety since current statutory and case...
February 3, 2015
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071, we give notice the court is considering amending 5TH CIR. R. 34.7 as shown here.
December 19, 2014
FINAL DEADLINE FOR FILING CLAIMS IN THE ECONOMIC AND PROPERTY DAMAGES SETTLEMENT IS JUNE 8, 2015. This deadline does not apply to the Seafood Compensation Program. For more information, see the 12/17/14 Alert on the Settlement Program website. http...
November 17, 2014
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November 17, 2014
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November 14, 2014
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