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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.

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...
November 2, 2020
If you have any questions or need assistance regarding election-related filings during normal Clerk’s Office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., please contact the Clerk’s Office Intake Desk at 504-589-7674. For those who do not have access to file...
September 28, 2020
The Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has issued amended COVID-19 General Order No. 20-1, effective immediately and until this order is rescinded: The following persons may not enter the U.S....
September 23, 2020
The Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has issued  COVID-19 General Order No. 20-11, extending COVID-19 General Order No. 20-8 and COVID-19 General Order No. 20-4 for an additional ninety days or...
September 21, 2020
The Eastern District of Louisiana mourns the loss of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Throughout her dynamic legal career, Justice Ginsburg was a champion for justice and equal rights.  We honor her legacy and extend heartfelt...
September 15, 2020
THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT, EASTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA, HAS ISSUED REQUEST FOR QUOTE NUMBER LAEDCLERK20-0010 FOR THE PROCUREMENT OF NUTANIX BRAND EQUIPMENT.   VENDORS INTERESTED IN SUBMITTING A PROPOSAL MAY OBTAIN A COPY OF THE REQUEST FROM...
September 13, 2020
9/14 & 9/15 NATURALIZATIONS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED: Please be advised that due to Hurricane Sally, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana has cancelled all naturalizations scheduled for Monday, September 14, 2020, and Tuesday...

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