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News & Announcements: August, 2018

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, 08/20/2018

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Louisiana welcomes the Honorable John S. Hodge as a new bankruptcy Judge commencing on August 20, 2018. Judge Hodge currently presides over all cases in the Shreveport Division and...

Wed, 08/15/2018

In 2018, the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure approved publication of proposed amendments to the following rules: Appellate Rules 35, 40; Bankruptcy Rules 2002, 2004, 8012; Civil Rule 30; and Evidence Rule 404....

Fri, 08/03/2018

CM/ECF will be unavailable to all filers beginning August 5, 2018 early Sunday morning for routine maintenance for about 3 minutes for a server reboot sometime between the hours of 8AM to no later than 5PM. While unlikely, filing during this time...