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Middle District of Louisiana is Nation’s 3rd Most Productive U. S. District Court

Friday, February 22, 2019

Of the 94 Federal District Courts in the United States, the District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana ranks as the 3rd most productive court in the country based on averaged statistics for fiscal years 2012 - 2018.  This milestone was achieved while also being ranked as the 4th busiest court based on weighted filings.  Louisiana Middle District, on average, has been in the top 10 most productive courts for the past 6 years.  This is a true testament to the hard work and dedication of the Judges of the Middle District, and to all those supporting the administration and management of cases in the Court.  At the conclusion of calendar year 2018, the Middle District had 2,096 Civil Cases and 240 Criminal Defendants pending, a staggering workload for the District’s 3 Article III and 2 Magistrate Judges.  For more information, please refer to the Statistics & Reports section of the USCourts.gov website.