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News & Announcements: 2015-10

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.

October 21, 2015
Public Notice is hereby given of the proposed fully revised Rules for Lawyer Disciplinary Enforcement of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. By clicking on the highlighted link you may review the full set of revised rules in their entirety Comments may be made in writing via email to or addressed to Clerk of Court, U.S. District Court, EDLA, 500 Poydras St., Room C-151, New Orleans, LA 70130 before November 21, 2015. All comments will be made public and posted on the court's website with the author's name.
October 1, 2015
The seven year term of the Honorable Sarah S. Vance as Chief Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana concluded yesterday, September 30, 2015.     As of today, October 1, 2015, the Honorable Kurt D. Engelhardt begins his seven year term as the new Chief Judge for the Eastern District.