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Media Information

The United States District Court welcomes members of the media.

This area of the Web site is designed to help you register and access news releases from the Courthouse. Information on the media section of the Web site will evolve with news releases and any pertinent information added before, during or after special trials. Please check back on a regular basis to access new information.

For a daily email of case filings in the Middle District of Louisiana - subscribe to the Court's Electronic Case Filing system's RSS feed via GovDelivery.


Media Requests for Information

A wealth of information is available on the Court's website and public docket. Members of the media are expected to make their best efforts to obtain answers to their questions by reviewing the pertinent web pages.

Members of the media should submit all other requests for information or questions in a detailed written request to the Media Liaison.

Media Liaison: Michael L. McConnell, Clerk of Court

Media email:

Members of the media should not contact the assigned judge's courtroom deputy, docket clerk or chambers directly for any reason.

Conduct in Courthouse and Environs

Media Requirements and Application  

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana welcomes you to the Courthouse as a member of the media. Registration is complimentary for professional media representatives who meet the eligibility criteria described in the link below. Please follow this process to register.

DISCLAIMER: Requests must be submitted at least 72 hours in advance to be considered for review and approval by the court. Once approved a member of the Clerk of Court's Office will contact the applicant to schedule an appointment for credentials to be issued.

If you have questions or concerns regarding the Media Information Page, please contact the Clerk of Court at (225) 389-3500 or via email at