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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.

November 14, 2014
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November 6, 2014
The United States Sentencing Commission having promulgated an amendment, effective November 1, 2014, to §1B1.10 of the United States Sentencing Guidelines ("USSG"), giving retroactive application to Amendment 782, the Court has determined that the...
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...