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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.
NOTICE FOR CM/ECF FILERS:
The court would like to make CM/ECF filers aware of certain security concerns relating to a software application or “plug-in” called RECAP, which was designed by a group from Princeton University to enable the...