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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.

February 1, 2016
The Court intends to appoint a Magistrate Judge to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Magistrate Judge Sally Shushan, effective July 30, 2016.   Full Page View
January 12, 2016
Order regarding rules for Press and public during January 14, 2016 hearing in 15-CV-6905.   Full Page View
December 7, 2015
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is seeking qualified applicants to fill a vacancy in the position of United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The position will be available August...
December 2, 2015
Amendments to  F.R.Civ.P. 4(m) and 16   Full Page View     
November 24, 2015
Effective December 1, 2015   Full Page View     
October 21, 2015
Public Notice is hereby given of the proposed fully revised Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. By clicking on the highlighted link you may review the full set of...
October 1, 2015
The seven year term of the Honorable Sarah S. Vance as Chief Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana concluded yesterday, September 30, 2015.     As of today, October 1, 2015, the Honorable Kurt D. Engelhardt begins his seven year term as...