News & Announcements
On February 7, 2019, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana held a naturalization ceremony, during which 14 individuals were naturalized as new United States citizens. The Honorable Susie Morgan, District Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, presided over the ceremony. The ceremony began with the United States Marine Forces Reserve Color Guard presenting the American and Marine Corps flags, and...more »
During the partial government shutdown, this court, as part of the Judiciary, has continued operating using court fee balances and other “no-year” funds. Paid operations using this funding can be sustained by the Judiciary through
January 18, 2019 (updated: now January 31, 2019). On or before that date, further guidance will be provided if the shutdown persists.
All proceedings and deadlines remain in effect as scheduled, unless otherwise advised...more »
In the event of a government shutdown, the federal judiciary has determined that it can remain OPEN for business for approximately three weeks, or through Friday, January 11, 2019 (if a budget impasse lasts that long). On or around that date, the judiciary will reassess its situation if needed and provide further guidance.
All proceedings and deadlines remain in effect as scheduled, unless otherwise advised. The Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF)...more »