News & Announcements

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Court News:

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(Click on the hyperlinks below for each announcement to view the full Notice).

Fri, 01/15/2021

LAMD issued Administrative Order 2021-1, superseding previous pandemic related Administrative Orders and governs Court operations...

Tue, 12/01/2020

Please be advised that amendments to the following Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Procedure, and the Federal Rules of Evidence are...

Fri, 11/13/2020
Wed, 09/30/2020

The POWER Act imposes a requirement on federal courts to inform communities of the prevalence of domestic violence and to encourage local attorneys to engage in victim advocacy.  This year, in particular, it is crucial to get involved in this...

Mon, 09/14/2020

Honorable Richard L. Bourgeois, Jr. is hereby reappointed as a Full-Time United States Magistrate Judge for the...

Thu, 08/13/2020

  On June 23, 2020, the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure (Standing Committee) approved publication of proposed amendments to the following:

  • Appellate Rule 25;
  • Bankruptcy Restyled Rules...
Mon, 06/29/2020

If you have received an e-mail or phone call asking you to provide certain personal information or send payment to avoid arrest or other penalty, it may be a scam.

The Court will NOT do any of...