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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
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...
March 16, 2021
CVB violation dockets have been continued as indicated below: Magistrate Judge North:  Any tickets received that were set for hearing or were scheduled to be set for hearing on March 31, 2020, May 5, 2020, June 9, 2020, July 14, 2020, August 18,...
March 11, 2021
2021 Women’s History Month Celebration: “U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Her Lasting Legacy,” Tuesday, March 23, 12:00 pm, via Zoom Sally Kenney, Ph.D., Executive Director of Newcomb Institute and Newcomb College Endowed Chair...
March 3, 2021
On February 26, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, in partnership with the Greater New Orleans Louis A. Martinet Legal Society, Association for Women Attorneys, Louisiana State Bar Association, New Orleans Bar...
February 24, 2021
On February 3, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana held oath administrations in which 12 petitioners pledged allegiance to the United States and became new U.S. citizens.  The Honorable Nannette Jolivette Brown, Chief...

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