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.

August 21, 2013
WARNING: The Court will not contact you as a potential juror by telephone for personal information. If you receive a phone call from someone claiming to be from the U. S. District Court who asks for personal information, ask for a name and a...
August 2, 2013
Notice is hereby given that the court, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071 and Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 47, proposes an amendment to Fifth Cir. R. 28.2.2. The current rule requires parties to cite to the record on appeal but does not prescribe...
July 23, 2013
Amendments to Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement (4.1, 8.2)   Order Appointing Committee   Updated Rules as of 7/23/13
July 17, 2013
Pursuant to a vote of the court en banc; United States Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Wilkinson, Jr. is hereby designated Chief Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana for a term of four (4) years. Magistrate Judge Wilkinson is directed...
July 12, 2013
Amendments to Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Committee   Order Appointing Committee   Updated Rules as of 7/12/13
March 18, 2013
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has selected William (Bill) W. Blevins to be its Clerk of Court upon the retirement of Mrs. Loretta G. Whyte. Mr. Blevins is currently the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court for the...
January 7, 2013
USA v. Transocean Deepwater, Inc. (13-CR-1) - Opportunity for Public Comment Minute Entry, Bill of Information   Proposed Plea Agreement   Order Governing Courtroom During Hearing
December 12, 2012
CR 12-292, USA v. BP Exploration and Production, Inc. Order, Bill of Information   Proposed Plea Agreement   Order Governing Courtroom During Hearing

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