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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.

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.

January 24, 2020

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

January 15, 2020

Attorney Case Opening via CM/ECF is now available in the Southern District of Alabama by selecting the Civil Menu and Attorney Case Opening. Detailed instructions can be found on our website at Electronic...

January 14, 2020

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

December 9, 2019

Effective January 1, 2020, the quarterly threshold for waiving Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) fees will increase from $15 to $30. As a result, PACER users will not be charged a fee for usage that does not exceed $30 in a given...

December 9, 2019

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

December 9, 2019

Amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure went into effect on December 1, 2019. Click here for more information on the Amendments. 

November 25, 2019

Our court has activated the “PageID” feature in our electronic filing software.  PageID essentially functions like an electronic Bates stamping utility for the District Court record.  It automatically creates a unique page number for every page...

November 25, 2019

Our court has recently updated our electronic filing software to activate the “PageID” feature.  PageID essentially functions like an electronic Bates stamping utility for the District Court record.  It automatically creates a unique page number...

November 18, 2019

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

September 25, 2019

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

September 19, 2019

On August 29, 2019, United States District Judge Eldon E. Fallon of the Eastern District of Louisiana preliminarily approved a class action settlement between the Plaintiffs' Steering Committee and Taishan Gypsum Company Ltd., f/k/a Shandong...

August 28, 2019

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

August 19, 2019

On August 19, 2019, the Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Rules published proposed amendments to their...

July 25, 2019

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

June 21, 2019

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

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 Fee Schedule is available on...

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