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News & Announcements: 2001-01

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.

January 29, 2001
NOTICE TO MEMBERS OF THE BAR DEMONSTRATIONS OF THE COURT'S EVIDENCE PRESENTATION SYSTEM The clerk's office for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is offering demonstrations of the court's new electronic evidence presentation system and an explanation of its basic use and function. We believe this will be invaluable to attorneys practicing in the Eastern District of Louisiana. The presentations will be conducted in the courtroom of the Honorable Sarah S. Vance, United States District Judge, Room C-279. Sessions will last approximately 30 minutes and are scheduled for the dates and times listed below. Space is limited, so please contact Cindy Brantley or Dawn Fanning at 589-7650. Friday, March 2, 2001 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Friday, March 9, 2001 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 6, 2001 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2001 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.   January 26, 2001 Loretta G. Whyte, Clerk      
January 29, 2001
NOTICE A revised schedule of fees for the United States District Court (attached) becomes effective February 1, 2001.  The changes outlined in the new fee schedule resulted from the President signing the Federal Courts Improvement Act of 2000 which includes provisions that affect the fee schedules for appelate, district, and bankruptcy courts. Listed below are the new fees.   Miscellaneous Filing Fee from $20 to $30 Record Search from $15 to $20 Certification of Any Document from $5 to $7 Exemplification Certificate from $10 to $14 Magnetic Tape Recording from $15 to $20 Microfiche Sheet of Film from $3 to $4 NSF Check from $25 to $35   The $150 fee to file a new civil action and the $105 fee to file a notice of appeal in a civil or criminal case remain the same.   January 29, 2001 Loretta G. Whyte, Clerk   Attachment:  District Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule