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News & Announcements

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.

January 17, 2024

A new Maximum Transcript Rates Order has been posted in Forms > Appeals >...

December 27, 2023

The CJA Panel Attorney List has been updated. You can find it under Attorney Information.

November 30, 2023

A new Fee Schedule has been posted in Forms > General Documents >...

August 30, 2023

The Forms page has been revised to include updated forms for applications for second or successive post-conviction petitions and...

July 12, 2023

CM/ECF filers should be aware of the potential to inadvertently share restricted documents when using third-party services or software. Sharing your PACER account credentials with a third-party service provider or designating that provider as a...

March 8, 2023

Our form Civil Disclosure Statement has been updated.  It is located in the Civil section on our Forms page.

January 27, 2023

Standing Order 4 - Procedure In Re: Social Security Cases has been updated, January 27, 2023. 

December 2, 2022


Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b), notice and opportunity for comment is hereby given of...

April 21, 2022

Judge Nelson has updated her Pretrial Order

March 14, 2022

Notice to attorneys: The 2022 Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference will take place 5 - 6 May 2022. View the Conference Notice PDF for more information. 

January 20, 2022

The Federal Panel of Neutrals has been updated. You can find it under Attorney Information.

September 30, 2021

Please be advised that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama has a new Chief Judge effective tomorrow, October 1, 2021.  Chief United States District Judge Kristi K. DuBose will step down from her duties as Chief Judge, but...

March 1, 2021

The CM/ECF system for our Court will be down on Tuesday, March 2, from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. (CST), while we upgrade to Version 1.6 of the NextGen CM/ECF software.  Version 1.6 includes new rules and restrictions for the electronic filing of PDF...

February 8, 2021

The CJA Plan has been updated as of December 16, 2020. Find the updated version under Court Info > Court Plans or Court Info...

October 21, 2020

The Court is seeking to recruit pro bono attorneys to assist with the urgent and ever-increasing need to provide counsel for indigent litigants in certain pre-screened civil cases.  While the Court has traditionally relied upon a handful of...

April 22, 2020

Town Hall Bulletin for April 2020 has been posted in the Construction Updates section.

March 18, 2020

Town Hall Bulletin for March 2020 has been posted in the Construction Updates section.

February 14, 2020

Town Hall Bulletin for February 2020 has been posted in the Construction Updates section.