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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.

March 12, 2020
Effective immediately: In order to limit the spread of the coronavirus and out of deep concern for our employees, attorneys and their staff who frequent our building,  judges and the community at large, the Eastern District of Louisiana has...
March 11, 2020
The United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, continues to monitor the most current statements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as all communications disseminated by the Administrative Office of...
March 3, 2020
POSTPONED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PRECAUTIONS - U.S. District Court-EDLA presents a Women’s History Month event entitled, “Celebrating 100 Years of Women’s Right to Vote,” Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 12:00 pm, Courtroom 501, no Charge, 1-hour CLE credit,...
March 2, 2020
On February 18, 2020, the U. S. District Court hosted an African American History Month program entitled After the Middle Passage: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865.  The program focused on the U.S. domestic slave trade and spoke to New...
February 5, 2020
REGISTRATION CLOSED! - U.S. District Court-EDLA presents an African American History Month event entitled, “After the Middle Passage: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865,” Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 12:00 pm, Courtroom 501, No Charge, 1-Hour...
January 21, 2020
Hard-working, highly organized, extremely knowledgeable, disciplined, and experienced, all are attributes of William (“Bill”) Blevins who served as the Clerk of the Court for the United States District Court for Eastern District of Louisiana (“EDLA...
January 9, 2020
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is pleased to announce the selection of Donna Phillips Currault as Magistrate Judge for the District, subject to completion of a standard background check. Ms. Currault...
January 9, 2020
Pursuant to Local Civil Rule 83.2.2(D), every attorney admitted to practice before the Eastern District of Louisiana must pay an annual fee which is collected every third year.  Commencing January 1, 2020, the Court will collect triennial dues of $...
January 8, 2020
On January 6, 2020, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana appointed Carol L. Michel as Clerk of Court, succeeding William W. Blevins. Mr. Blevins, who is from Richmond, Virginia, served as Clerk of Court in the...

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