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March 13, 2015
  Public Notice is hereby given of proposed amendment to the Local Criminal Rules of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. The court proposes to abrogate LCrR 23.1 in its entirety since current statutory and case...
February 3, 2015
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071, we give notice the court is considering amending 5TH CIR. R. 34.7 as shown here.
December 19, 2014
FINAL DEADLINE FOR FILING CLAIMS IN THE ECONOMIC AND PROPERTY DAMAGES SETTLEMENT IS JUNE 8, 2015. This deadline does not apply to the Seafood Compensation Program. For more information, see the 12/17/14 Alert on the Settlement Program website. http...
November 17, 2014
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November 14, 2014
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November 6, 2014
The United States Sentencing Commission having promulgated an amendment, effective November 1, 2014, to §1B1.10 of the United States Sentencing Guidelines ("USSG"), giving retroactive application to Amendment 782, the Court has determined that the...