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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.

April 9, 2021
Video of Jury Service Overview
June 2, 2021
IN MEMORIAM Honorable Jerry Brown 1932 - June 2, 2021 U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, 1992 - 2020 Louisiana Eastern Bankruptcy Court
June 2, 2021
The current term of office of United States Magistrate Judge Michael B. North at New Orleans, Louisiana, is due to expire on February 28, 2022. The United States District Court is required by law to establish a panel of citizens to consider the...
May 19, 2021
Considering recent recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the State of Louisiana, and the City of New Orleans, individuals who are fully vaccinated are not required to wear a mask to enter the Hale Boggs Federal...
May 10, 2021
2021 USDC-EDLA Asian American Pacific Islander History Month Celebration: “The Asian American Experience: From Korematsu to Covid-19,” Thursday, May 27, 12:00-1:30 pm, via Zoom, 1.5 Hours of CLE Credit, No Registration Fee Dr. Karen Korematsu, N.O....
April 9, 2021
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana recently hosted essay and poster contests to celebrate the Bill of Rights.  High school students from across the Eastern District of Louisiana participated in the contests.  U.S. District...
April 6, 2021
On March 23, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana sponsored a Women’s History Month Celebration entitled, “U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Her Lasting Legacy.”  Dr. Sally Kenney, Executive Director of...
April 5, 2021
To combat the spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), given the severity of risks posed to the public, Court staff, and other Court agencies, and considering the public health recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...
March 17, 2021
The Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has issued COVID-19 General Order No. 21-3, extending COVID-19 General Order No. 20-14,  COVID-19 General Order No. 20-11,  COVID-19 General Order No. 20-8 and...

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