News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

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Announcements:

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

Mon, 05/02/2022

On May 2, 2022, Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick issued Administrative Order 2022-5, which extends the CARES Act authorization to conduct court...

Mon, 03/21/2022

Pursuant to Rule 83 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, public notice is hereby given of the proposed amendments to the Local Rules of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana. The proposed amendments include the...

Tue, 02/22/2022

Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick, Judge Brian A. Jackson, Judge John W. deGravelles, Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Magistrate Judge Erin Wilder-Doomes, Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson of the United States District Court, Judge Douglas D....

Thu, 09/02/2021

In response to the impact of Hurricane Ida, Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick issued General Order 2021-7 suspending all deadlines and...

Mon, 08/16/2021

The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure has approved publication for public comment of the following proposed amendments to existing rules and forms, as well as several new rules and forms:

  • Appellate...
Mon, 05/24/2021

On May 24, 2021, Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick signed General Order 2021-05, adopting an amended...

Thu, 02/25/2021

Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick, Judge Brian A. Jackson, Judge John W. deGravelles, Magistrate Judge Richard L. Bourgeois, Magistrate...

Thu, 01/21/2021

In response to recent disclosures of wide-spread breaches of both private sector and government computer systems, Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick issued ...

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