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Public Notice is hereby given of proposed amendments to the Local Rules of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Comments may be made in writing on or before February 4, 2022, via email to Clerk@laed.uscourts.gov or addressed to Clerk of Court, U.S. District Court, EDLA, 500 Poydras St., Room C-151, New Orleans, LA 70130. Comments received will be made public and posted on the court’s website with the author’s name.
The Chief Judge for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has issued COVID-19 General Order No. 21-16, extending COVID-19 General Order No. 21-13, COVID-19 General Order No. 21-7, COVID-19 General Order No. 21-3, COVID-19 General Order No. 20-14, COVID-19 General Order No. 20-11, COVID-19 General Order No. 20-8, and COVID-19 General Order No. 20-4 (attached as Exhibit A to this Order and incorporated herein by reference) for an additional ninety days or until March 1, 2022. View this PDF
On November 4, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana held naturalizations in which 34 individuals, hailing from across the globe, took the Oath of Allegiance to the United States and became new U.S. citizens. The Honorable Nannette Jolivette Brown, Chief U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, presided over the naturalizations, and volunteers from the New Orleans Chapter of the League of Women Voters were on hand to assist new citizens with registering to vote. To view photos from the naturalizations, please select this link.
To combat the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), given the severity of risks posed to the public, Court staff, and other Court agencies, the undersigned as Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana hereby orders as follows, effective November 1, 2021:
All individuals seeking entry to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana (including District Judges’ chambers and courtrooms, Magistrate Judges’ chambers and courtrooms, the Clerk’s Office, the U.S. Probation Office, and the Bankruptcy Court) must provide proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test taken within 72 hours before entry. If anyone needing to enter the courthouse does not have the required credentials, the Court will provide a rapid test to be self-administered prior to entry. The mask mandate and COVID-19 screening requirements, applicable to the entire Hale Boggs Federal Building, remain in effect for the United States District Court.
On September 16, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana hosted a Zoom educational event entitled, “Empowering Beyond Survival: Exploring Pro Bono Representation of Domestic Violence Survivors.” The Honorable Nannette Jolivette Brown, Chief U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, hosted the event in compliance with the POWER Act, also known as the “Pro Bono Work to Empower and Represent” Act, a congressional mandate requiring the chief judge of each federal district to host an annual event promoting pro bono legal services for domestic violence survivors. Chief Judge Brown gave opening and closing remarks, and panelists, Elena Perez, Managing Attorney for Southeast Louisiana Legal Services’ Pro Bono Program, Rebecca Rainey, Program Director for Metro Centers for Community Advocacy, Theresa Robertson, Attorney for Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, and Allyson Tuttle, Director of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ Project S.A.V.E., provided vital information on identifying and working with domestic violence survivors, court safety procedures, services provided by local domestic violence service providers, and...more »
THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA ISSUED REQUEST FOR QUOTE NUMBER LAEDCLERK21-0015 FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF REUPHOLSTERY SERVICES FOR APPROXIMATELY 137 CHAIRS.
VENDORS INTERESTED IN SUBMITTING A QUOTE MAY REQUEST A COPY OF THE SOLICITATION FROM LAEDML_PROCUREMENT@LAED.USCOURTS.GOV
THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT AN OFFER IS 12:00 P.M. C.S.T. ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2021. PLEASE CONTACT MICHAEL FOTO AT (504) 589-7661 WITH ANY QUESTIONS.