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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 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...
January 28, 2014
The court will be open as usual at 8:30AM on Thursday, January 30, 2014.   Because of adverse weather conditions, the courthouse will be closed Tuesday, January 28, and Wednesday, January 29, 2014. Please see related Order.   The Court’s electronic...
January 24, 2014
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has tentatively selected Claude J. Kelly III for appointment as the Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Louisiana, subject to further consideration after background...
January 6, 2014
A triennial attorney registration statement and fee are required by Rule 83.2.2 of the Local Civil Rules for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The Court has set the triennial fee for 2014-2016 at $45.   You must pay the triennial fee of $45...

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