News & Announcements

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Announcements:

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Mon, 09/19/2022

Recently, multiple law firms have reported not receiving notifications of electronic filing (NEF) from the Middle District of Louisiana. After extensive research, the Middle District has discovered that law firms which utilize Microsoft O365 or...

Mon, 08/22/2022

The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure approved publication of proposed amendments to the following federal rules for public comment:

  • Appellate Rules 32, 35, 40, and Appendix on Length Limits...
Thu, 08/18/2022

General Order 2022-09 amends the local rules for U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana effective August 18, 2022....

Tue, 08/16/2022

On August 16, 2022, Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick issued Administrative Order 2022-6, which extends the...

Thu, 06/30/2022

General Order 2022-07 amends the local rules for U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana effective June 30, 2022....

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...

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