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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.

June 21, 2019

Town Hall Bulletin for June 2019 has been posted in the Construction Updates section.

June 18, 2019

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

May 29, 2019

Standing Order 27 In the Matter of Fees Charged for Pro Hac Vice Admission is updated on the Local Rules and Standing Orders page. New...

May 28, 2019

Town Hall Bulletin for May 2019 has been posted in the Construction Updates section.

May 24, 2019

The current term of office of United States Magistrate Judge Sonja F. Bivins, United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama, is due to expire on February 1, 2020. The United States District Court is required by law to establish a...

May 13, 2019

A new version of the Introduction to Civil Discovery Practice has been posted and is effective today, May 13, 2019. The updated version can be found under the ...

April 29, 2019

Town Hall Bulletin for April 2019 has been posted in the Construction Updates section.

April 23, 2019

Federal judges and the journalists who cover them share an important goal: They want the public to receive accurate and understandable information about the federal courts and their work.

The media perform an important and constitutionally...

April 2, 2019

Town Hall Bulletin for March 2019 has been posted in the Construction Updates section.

February 28, 2019

Town Hall Bulletin for February 2019 has been posted in the Construction Updates section.

February 6, 2019

We have updated our Administrative Procedure for Electronic Filing. You can find the updates under the Electronic Case File link. 

February 5, 2019

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

February 4, 2019

We will be upgrading our CM/ECF system to NextGen CM/ECF beginning 5:00 p.m. CST February 15, 2019 - February 18, 2019. The system will be unavailable during the upgrade. For more information, go to ...

January 30, 2019

Town Hall Bulletin for January 2019 has been posted in the Construction Updates section.

January 2, 2019

Town Hall Bulletin for December 2018 has been posted in the Construction Updates section.

December 14, 2018

Town Hall Bulletin for November 2018 has been posted in the Construction Updates section.

November 27, 2018

Sharing CM/ECF filing credentials and PACER account credentials with a third-party service provider or designating that provider as a secondary recipient of a Notice of Electronic Filing or Notice of Docket Activity (NEF/NDA) will give it access...

October 25, 2018

Town Hall Bulletins for August, September and October 2018 have been posted in the ...

September 10, 2018

Please join us in welcoming the latest addition to our bench, U.S. District Judge Terry F. Moorer. Judge Moorer was sworn in to office in the Southern District of Alabama on September 6, 2018. 

August 6, 2018

Please join us in welcoming the latest addition to our bench, U.S. District Judge Jeffrey U. Beaverstock. Judge Beaverstock was sworn in to office in the Southern District of Alabama on August 3, 2018. 

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