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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.

February 12, 2021
U. S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Vice-President Kamala Harris, and Novelist Toni Morrison, just to name a few, were all members of black sororities or fraternities.  These organizations, commonly referred...
January 15, 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...
January 7, 2021
The Judicial Conference of the U.S. Courts provided notice of an apparent breach of the CM/ECF system and called upon courts to implement new security procedures to protect highly sensitive documents (HSDs). We do not know if the breach impacted...
January 5, 2021
On September 8-11, October 1, and December 3, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana held Oath of Allegiance Administrations in which 80 individuals became U.S. citizens.  The Honorable Nannette Jolivette Brown, Chief...
December 18, 2020
The Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has issued COVID-19 General Order No. 20-14, extending COVID-19 General Order No. 20-11,  COVID-19 General Order No. 20-8 and COVID-19 General Order No. 20-4...
December 2, 2020
The Administrative Office of the Courts has adopted the attached changes to the Fee Schedule of the District Courts.  These changes were effective on December 1, 2020. December 1, 2020 Fee Changes   
December 2, 2020
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...
December 1, 2020
Please be advised that amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Procedure, and the Federal Rules of Evidence are effective on December 1, 2020: https://www.uscourts.gov/rules-policies/current-rules-practice-procedure
November 2, 2020
Effective November 1, 2020, 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...

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