United States District Court
Eastern District of Louisiana
500 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA  70130

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The court will be closed to the public on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017
in observance of Independence Day

News & Announcements

June 1, 2017

The Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Subcommittee on Judicial Statistics approved the creation of a new nature of suit code. The Subcommittee agreed that it was important to distinguish patent cases involving drug companies seeking to market generic drugs by submitting the Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) under the provisions of the Drug Price Competition and Patent Term Act, also known as the...

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May 12, 2017

CMECF and PACER service will be unavailable from Friday, May 19th at 5:00 PM through Monday, May 22nd at 8:30 AM.

The local Louisiana Eastern CMECF and PACER servers will be shut down for required maintenance beginning promptly at 5:00 PM on Friday, May 19th. This means there will be NO access to file or view case information during this time. Please complete any case filings before 5:00 PM on...

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February 22, 2017

(1st Reminder - 2/13/17; 2nd Reminder - 2/22/17)

Pursuant to Local Civil Rule 83.2.2(D), every attorney admitted to practice before the Eastern District of Louisiana must pay an annual fee which is collected every third year.

Commencing January 1, 2017, the Court began collection of triennial dues of $45.00 ($15.00 per year for 2017, 2018 and 2019) from all attorneys admitted to this Court's bar.


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January 13, 2017

Effective February 13, 2017 exact change is required if paying with cash. Please see all acceptable methods of payment at http://www.laed.uscourts.gov/financial-information/payment-methods.

January 3, 2017

Below find detailed information on how to pay 2017 triennial dues through your CMECF account

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