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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. 

Mon, 11/21/2022

In observance of the Thanksgiving Holidays, the Clerk’s office will close at Noon Wednesday, November 23, 2022 and will reopen at 8AM Monday, November 28, 2022. Limited telephone assistance will be available Friday, November 25, 2022 until Noon...

Thu, 11/10/2022

In observance of the Veteran's Day Holiday, the Clerk’s office will close at Noon Thursday, November 10, 2022 and will reopen at 8AM Monday, November 14, 2022. Limited telephone assistance will be available Thursday, November 10, 2022 from Noon...

Thu, 11/03/2022

Update:  This maintenance has been moved to Saturday, November 19, 2023.

Pay.gov will be deploying updates to their system on Saturday, November 19, 2022 from 5PM to 9PM. All Pay.gov services will be unavailable during the...

Mon, 10/24/2022

The United States Bankruptcy Court Clerk's office in Shreveport is closed to the public today, Monday, October 24, 2022 due to a water main break. Assistance is available by calling (318) 676-4267 or (866) 721-2105. The Case Management and...

Wed, 10/12/2022

Pending Settlement of PACER Litigation (National Veterans Legal Services Program, et al. v. United States, Case No. 1:16-CV-00745-ESH)

  • If you are an NVLSP class member with questions or wish to inquire whether you are a class member,...
Thu, 10/06/2022

In observance of Columbus Day, the Clerk’s office will close at Noon Friday, October 7, 2022 and will reopen at 8AM Tuesday, October 11, 2022. Limited telephone assistance will be available Friday, October 7, 2022 from Noon until 5:00 PM by...

Mon, 10/03/2022

Notice of Proposed Amendments to Fifth Circuit Rule 47. 

Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071, we give notice the court is considering amending 5TH Cir. R. 47.5.4 as shown below.
Written comments for consideration on the proposed change will...

Thu, 09/29/2022

UPDATE:  This exercise has been postponed without date.

Pay.Gov will be conducting a Disaster Recovery Exercise (DRE) and a transfer production system operations on Saturday, October 15, 2022, beginning at 5:00 pm (CST)....

Mon, 09/26/2022

Roadways to the Federal Bench: Who Me? A Bankruptcy or Magistrate Judge?

Please see the attached Save the Date announcement.  More informaton about this program is available at the ...

Fri, 09/02/2022

In observance of the Labor Day Holiday, the offices of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana will be closed Friday, September 2, 2022 beginning at Noon and all day Monday, September 5, 2022. The Case Management...

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