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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.

July 2, 2020
CVB Violation dockets have been continued as indicated below: Magistrate Judge van Meerveld:  Any tickets received that were set for hearing or were scheduled to be set for hearing on April 7, 2020, April 21, 2020, May 12, 2020, June 16, 2020, July...
June 26, 2020
The Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has issued COVID-19 General Order No. 20-9. The order amends COVID-19 General Order 20-6 to extend certain deadlines addressed therein as follows:   1) All...
June 26, 2020
The Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has issued COVID-19 General Order No. 20-8, extending COVID-19 General Order No. 20-4 for an additional ninety days or until September 24, 2020.  View this PDF...
June 26, 2020
Check out PACER’s newly redesigned, informational and resource website, https://pacer.uscourts.gov. The website provides information about how the public can access federal court records electronically and have easy access to PACER and PACER-related...
June 18, 2020
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently conducted a survey of all attorneys licensed to practice before the court entitled, “COVID-19 & Jury Reconstitution Issues Survey.”  Please select this link to review the...
May 15, 2020
In compliance with its congressional mandate and pursuant to the POWER Act, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is pleased to announce a local radio campaign geared towards reaching those in our community dealing with...
May 12, 2020
Notice to Public Access Terminal Users: If you need assistance with accessing court documents and are not able, or cannot afford, to use PACER.gov, please call the Clerk’s Office at 504-589-7674.  
April 24, 2020
Effective immediately: The Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has issued COVID-19 General Order No. 20-6, amending COVID-19 General Orders 20-2 through 20-5 to extend certain deadlines addressed...
April 3, 2020
Effective immediately, the Hale Boggs Federal Building located at 500 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, which houses the United States District Court as well as the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, is...
March 30, 2020
In response to the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the United States, the Congress has passed and the President has signed into law the CARES Act, H.R. 748, which authorizes the use of video and telephone conferencing, under...

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