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Please be advised that the event "Appeal of Magistrate Judge Decision to District Court" is no longer valid. It has been replaced by "Objection to a Magistrate Judge's Order (Rule 72a Nondispositive)".
The event is...
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 establish a...
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Public comments closed as of September 13, 2013
Proposed Rule Change to Fifth Circuit Rule 28.2.2
Effective Saturday, May 18, 2013
Use the following JS 044 Civil Cover Sheet (CM/ECF Version 5.1.1 and later)...
Effective April 1, 2012
The Clerk’s office for the Middle District of Louisiana spends a considerable amount of time each day following up on bounced back emails from the Case Management/Electronic Case Filing System (CM/ECF). The...
Effective November 1, 2011
Comments accepted through June 25, 2011.