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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.

January 12, 2016
Order regarding rules for Press and public during January 14, 2016 hearing in 15-CV-6905.   Full Page View
December 7, 2015
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is seeking qualified applicants to fill a vacancy in the position of United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The position will be available August...
December 2, 2015
Amendments to  F.R.Civ.P. 4(m) and 16   Full Page View     
November 24, 2015
Effective December 1, 2015   Full Page View     
October 21, 2015
Public Notice is hereby given of the proposed fully revised Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. By clicking on the highlighted link you may review the full set of...
October 1, 2015
The seven year term of the Honorable Sarah S. Vance as Chief Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana concluded yesterday, September 30, 2015.     As of today, October 1, 2015, the Honorable Kurt D. Engelhardt begins his seven year term as...
August 24, 2015
Beginning on Monday, August 24, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit will launch a new procedure for attorneys to obtain the eROA (electronic record on appeal).   The District Court will grant access and send a notice to...
August 14, 2015
The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Bankruptcy and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment. The following proposed...