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.

July 31, 2014
Citizens in the Eastern District of Louisiana are receiving various forms of false communication (scams) by e-mail or phone. A recent scam involves jury forms with official-looking bar codes sent by e-mail that ask for personal information such as...
July 18, 2014
On June 19, 2014, the Clerk issued a Notice of Proposed Amendments to Rules 47.5, 67.1, and 67.2 of Local Civil Rules of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana and a Notice of Proposed Amendment to the Local Criminal...
June 19, 2014
Pursuant to Rule 83 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 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. LCrR 23.2 will be added and...
June 19, 2014
Pursuant to Rule 83 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Public Notice is hereby given of proposed amendments to the Local Civil Rules of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana as shown below. The new language...
June 1, 2014
Appropriate Public Notice and an opportunity to comment having been given pursuant to Rule 83 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and pursuant to a majority vote of the active judges of this court, IT IS ORDERED that effective June 1, 2014,...
May 22, 2014
  PUBLIC NOTICE   The current term of office of United States Magistrate Judges Sally Shushan and Karen Wells Roby are due to expire January 31, 2015 and February 21, 2015, respectively. The United States District Court is required by law to...
April 22, 2014
  Pilot Beginning July 1, 2014 - Extended through December 31, 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.   Full Page View
March 17, 2014
Pursuant to Rule 83 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Public Notice is hereby given of proposed amendments to the Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana with the new...

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