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.

Court News:

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Announcements:

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

Fri, 10/15/2021

On October 15, 2021, Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick issued Administrative Order 2021-8, which...

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 ...

Tue, 12/01/2020

Please be advised that amendments to the following Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Procedure, and the Federal Rules of Evidence are...

Fri, 11/13/2020
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Wed, 09/30/2020

The POWER Act imposes a requirement on federal courts to inform communities of the prevalence of domestic violence and to encourage local attorneys to engage in victim advocacy.  This year, in particular, it is crucial to get involved in this...

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