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Date Posted
08/26/2014 Order Amending Registry Related Local Rules 67.1 & 67.2
08/15/2014 The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules Have Proposed Amendments for Public Comment
07/18/2014 Amended Notice of Proposed Amendments to Local Civil Rules
07/18/2014 Amended Notice of Proposed Amendment to Local Criminal Rules
07/18/2014 Order of Extension of Time to Comment on Proposed Amendments to Local Rules
06/19/2014 Notice of Proposed Amendments to Local Civil Rules
06/19/2014 Notice of Proposed Amendment to Local Criminal Rules
06/01/2014 Order Amending Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement
05/22/2014 Public Notice: Reappointment of Magistrate Judges
04/22/2014 Resolution for Appointment of Pro Bono Counsel in Civil Cases
03/17/2014 Notice of Proposed Amendments to the Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement for the Eastern District of Louisiana
01/28/2014 Court Closure Due to Adverse Weather Conditions
01/24/2014 Appointment of Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Louisiana
01/06/2014 IMPORTANT NOTICE: Attorney Registration Fee for 2014-2016 is DUE
01/01/2014 Wi-Fi Access NOW Available to Members of the Bar at LAED
12/16/2013 Order Amending Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement
12/11/2013 Effective February 1, 2014, the Clerk's Office will no longer accept credit card payments for restitution obligations. Restitution payments must be made by cash, check or money order only.
11/15/2013 Court selects Michael North as new Magistrate Judge
11/15/2013 Notice of Proposed Revised Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement
11/15/2013 Notice of Miscellaneous Fees Increase - effective December 1, 2013
11/04/2013 Administrative Procedures for Electronic Case Filings and Unique Procedures and Practices for Electronic Filings are now one document. These documents, along with Electronic Filing for Attorneys, have been combined and updated
09/17/2013 Order and Reasons entered in USA v. Bowen, et al(10-CR-204) granting Motion for New Trial
09/03/2013 Consolidation of U. S. Probation and U. S. Pretrial Services Offices Effective as of October 1, 2013
08/29/2013 The Court's Electronic Written Opinions Are Available On-line at the Government Printing Office
08/29/2013 Daily Case Entry Activity Available Now Through RSS Feed - Please Subscribe
08/22/2013 MDL 2179 - Order Governing Access to Trial by Press and Public
08/21/2013 WARNING: Bogus Phone Calls on Jury Service May Lead to Fraud - click for more information
08/02/2013 Notice of Proposed Fifth Circuit Rule Change and Opportunity for Comment
07/23/2013 Amendments to Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement (4.1, 8.2) - Order Appointing Committee - Updated Rules as of 7/23/13
07/17/2013 The Honorable Joseph "Jay" C. Wilkinson, Jr. selected to be new Chief Magistrate Judge
07/12/2013 Amendments to Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Committee - Order Appointing Committee - Updated Rules as of 7/12/13
03/18/2013 William (Bill) W. Blevins selected to be new Clerk of Court
01/07/2013 USA v. Transocean Deepwater, Inc. (13-CR-1) - Opportunity for Public Comment - Minute Entry, Bill of Information, Proposed Plea Agreement, Order Governing Courtroom During Hearing
12/12/2012 CR 12-292, USA v. BP Exploration and Production, Inc. - Order, Bill of Information, Proposed Plea Agreement, Order Governing Courtroom During Hearing
09/06/2012 Fairness hearing continued from September 12, 2012 to September 21, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. (USA v. City of New Orleans, 12-1924)
09/06/2012 Pre-Proposal conference set September 20, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. (USA v. City of New Orleans, 12-1924)
08/31/2012 Due to Hurricane Isaac, The Fairness Hearing is continued to September 12, 2012 (USA v City of New Orleans, 12-1924)
08/27/2012 Order suspending deadlines -Tropical Storm Isaac - August 27, 2012 - Court was reopened August 31, 2012
08/24/2012 Proposed NOPD Consent Decree - Public Comments Received (USA v. City of New Orleans, 12-1924)
08/17/2012 Order Setting New Courtroom for 8/20 Oral Argument on Motions to Intervene and 8/29 Hearing on Proposed NOPD Consent Decree (USA v. City of New Orleans, 12-1924)
08/14/2012 U.S. Department of Justice Report: Investigation of the NOPD
(USA v. City of New Orleans, 12-1924)
07/31/2012 Proposed NOPD Consent Decree (USA v. City of New Orleans, 12-1924)
04/13/2012 In Re Magistrate Judges Criminal Duty and Case Docket
07/29/2011 United States Marshals Service Announces New Screening Policy at U.S. Courthouse/Hale Boggs Building
06/20/2011 Gulf Oil Spill; Court' s Ruling on Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment on Count V of Plaintiff's Second Amended Complaint (ENSCO v. Salazar   CA  10-1941)
05/10/2011 Gulf Oil Spill; Court's Ruling on Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment on Count IV of Plaintiff's Second Amended Complaint (Ensco v. Salazar CA 10-1941)
04/20/2011 Gulf Oil Spill; Court's Ruling on Motion to amend Scheduling Order for Count IV of Amended Complaint. (Ensco v. Salazar CA 10-1941)
04/06/2011 Gulf Oil Spill; Court's Ruling on Cross Motion for Summary Judgment Regarding Counts V and VI (ENSCO v. Salazar CA 10-1941)
02/17/2011 Gulf Oil Spill; Court's Ruling on Preliminary Injunction (ENSCO v. Salazar CA 10-1941)
02/08/2011 Lawyers Disciplinary Enforcement Committee Appointed
01/12/2011 Attorney Fees - effective February 1, 2011
01/03/2011 New Local Criminal Rules for the Eastern District of Louisiana - effective February 1, 2011
01/03/2011 New Local Civil Rules for the Eastern District of Louisiana - effective February 1, 2011
11/22/2010 Notice of Proposed Revised Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement for the Eastern District of Louisiana
10/19/2010 new public terminals printing fee Gulf Oil Spill; Court's Ruling on Cross-motions for Partial Summary Judgment (ENSCO v. Salazar CA 10-1941)
10/15/2010 Notice of Proposed Amendments to the Local Rules for the Eastern District of Louisiana
09/01/2010 new public terminals printing fee Gulf Oil Spill; Court's Ruling on Defendants' Motion to Dismiss, or Alternatively, for a Stay (Hornbeck v. Salazar CA 10-1663)
08/17/2010   MDL-2179 Oil Spill by the Oil Rig "Deepwater Horizon"
06/24/2010 new public terminals printing fee Gulf Oil Spill; Court's Ruling on Motion to Enforce Preliminary Injunction / Motion to Stay Pending Appeal / Motion to Disclose Financial Interest (Hornbeck v. Salazar CA 10-1663)
06/22/2010 new public terminals printing fee Gulf Oil Spill; Order Granting Preliminary Injunction (Hornbeck v. Salazar CA 10-1663)
06/22/2010 new public terminals printing fee Gulf Oil Spill; Drilling Moratorium Decision (Hornbeck v. Salazar CA 10-1663)
05/07/2010 new public terminals printing fee Public Notice: Magistrate Judges Reappointment
10/19/2009 new public terminals printing fee Complaints and Initiating Documents Will Now Be Filed Electronically
10/19/2009 new public terminals printing fee Mandatory Electronic Filing
09/09/2009 new public terminals printing fee Time Computation Local Rules Amendments
02/13/2009 new public terminals printing fee Notice of Proposed Amendments to the Uniform Local Rules
10/23/2007 new public terminals printing fee October 23, 2007 Order Extending Automatic Extension of Time to File Responsive Pleadings
10/23/2007 new public terminals printing fee New Per Page Transcript Rates Adopted by Court
09/07/2007 new public terminals printing fee September 7, 2007 Order Granting Automatic Extension of Time to File Responsive Pleadings
05/15/2007 new public terminals printing fee Order Rescinding October 24, 2006 Extension of Time
03/23/2007 new public terminals printing fee Mandatory Electronic Filing
09/19/2006 new public terminals printing fee Mandatory Electronic Filing - Effective January 1, 2007
10/24/2006 new public terminals printing fee October 24,2006 Order Granting Extension of Time
07/26/2006 new public terminals printing fee General Notice: Procedures for filing Documents Under Seal in Civil Cases
06/30/2006 new public terminals printing fee Public Notice: Magistrate Judge Reappointment
04/17/2006 new public terminals printing fee New Uniform Local Rule: LR 5.7E Electronic Case Files
03/08/2006 new public terminals printing fee Notice of Proposed Amendment to the Uniform Local Rules
01/12/2006 new public terminals printing fee Order entered in McWaters v. FEMA, C.A. No. 05-5488 modifying December 12, 2005 Temporary Restraining Order
12/12/2005 new public terminals printing fee Order and Reasons entered in McWaters v. FEMA, C.A. No. 05-5488 concerning Plaintiffs' Motions for Preliminary Injunction and Temporary Restraining Order
11/22/2005 new public terminals printing fee Consent Order entered in Sylvester v. Boissiere, C.A. No. 05-5527 concerning new requirements for notice for purposes of eviction in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes
11/03/2005 new public terminals printing fee The suspension of deadlines and delays, including  liberative prescriptive and peremptive periods in all civil cases pending or to be filed in this Court, is terminated effective November 25, 2005
10/21/2005 new public terminals printing fee Hilton v. Atlas Roofing Public Notice
09/01/2005 new public terminals printing fee Order suspending all deadlines in all cases in the Eastern District of Louisiana
08/31/2005 new public terminals printing fee Order continuing all pending criminal cases in the Eastern District of Louisiana
04/07/2005 new public terminals printing fee Houma Courthouse Practice Rule Rescinded
01/11/2005   The Omnibus Appropriations Act of 2005 included a provision raising the filing fee for new civil suits from $150 to $250, effective February 7, 2005.
01/03/2005 new public terminals printing fee Notice of Electronic Availability of Case File
  Information
- amended 8/4/04
11/10/2004 new public terminals printing fee Open Doors to the Federal Courts November 10, 2004
10/15/2004 new public terminals printing fee Notice of Electronic Availability of Case File Information- amended 8/4/04
08/20/2004 new public terminals printing fee Federal Bar Association Program
   Inside Chambers - Friday, October 1, 2004
05/19/2004 new public terminals printing fee Amended Local Rules
05/11/2004 new public terminals printing fee Increase in Fee to be Admitted to the Bar of the Eastern District of Louisiana
4/8/2004 new public terminals printing fee Notice of Proposed Amendments to the Uniform Local Rules
3/29/2004 new public terminals printing fee Rubin Symposium Scheduled For May 5, 2004
2/2/2004 new public terminals printing fee New Entrance and Address for the U.S. District Courthouse and Hale Boggs Federal Building
12/22/2003 new public terminals printing fee Instant Registration for Public Access to Court Electronic Records
11/13/2003 Open Doors to Federal Courts: Working for Justice Program
 
  Essay Contest
    1st Place - Ashley Bienvenu
    2nd Place - Stephanie L. Robichaux
10/9/2003 new public terminals printing fee Changes to Fee Schedule.  effective November 1, 2003
10/2/2003 new public terminals printing fee Notice of Amendments to the Uniform Local Rules 83.2.3E and 78.1E.
9/16/2003 new public terminals printing fee Federal Bar Association Presents Bankruptcy For Beginners, October 7, 2003
7/13/2003 Clerk's Office in Houma to open August 18th
7/07/2003 new public terminals printing fee Proposed Amendments to Uniform Local Rules
4/09/2003 Certain personal identifiers not to be included in pleadings and exhibits
- amended
4/9/03
1/17/2003 Laptops now allowed in Courthouse
10/02/2002 Notice for Reappointment of U.S. Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Wilkinson, Jr.
5/21/2002 New WebPacer Pricing New Pricing Cap for Viewing a Document or Docket Sheet Using WebPacer
4/19/2002 Amended Houma Practice Rule Amended Houma Practice Rule
10/30/2001 Photo ID Required to Enter Courthouse Phote ID Required to Enter Courthouse
10/15/2001 Notice of Restricted Access to Images of Court Documents Notice of Restricted Access to Images of Court Documents
6/14/2001 new public terminals printing fee Effective 7/1/01, docket sheets and documents are available at Clerk's Office public terminals for 10 cents a page
3/27//2001 Amendments to Local Rules Amendments to Local Rules, March 2001
3/16//2001 Demonstrations of Court's Evidence Presentation System Demonstrations of the Court's Evidence Presentation System,  April - June
2/21/2001 Notice of Proposed Amendments to Local Rules, LCrR12.E (new), LCrR32.1.2E (new), and LR47.5E Notice of Proposed Amendments to Local Rules, LCrR12.E (new), LCrR32.1.2E (new), and LR47.5E
2/12/2001 Notice of Proposed Amendments to Local Rule 26 Notice of Proposed Amendments to Local Rule 26
1/29/2001 New Fee Schedule New Fee Schedule
1/29/2001 Demonstrations of Court's Evidence Presentation System Demonstrations of the Court's Evidence Presentation System, March - April
12/01/2000 Notice of Implementation of Rule 26 Admendments Notice of Implementation of Rule 26 Amendments
11/16/2000 Demonstrations of Court's Evidence Presentation System Demonstrations of the Court's Evidence Presentation System, Jan - Feb
11/07/2000 Service of Process in Foreign Countries Service of Process in Foreign Countries
09/29/2000 Notice of Improved WebPacer Images of Certain Documents Now Available on WebPacer
09/12/2000 5th Circuit Bar Membership renewal Notice 5th Circuit Bar Membership Renewal Notice
06/19/2000 Proposed Local Rules Changes Proposed Changes to Local Rules

         Last Updated:  July 21, 2014