News & Announcements: 08/2019

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.

Tue, 2019-08-20

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Civil Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules:

  • Appellate Rules 3, 6, and 42 and Forms 1 and 2;
  • Bankruptcy Rules 2005, 3007, 7007.1...
Fri, 2019-08-09

Residents of the Northern District of Georgia continue to receive fraudulent phone calls claiming that the victim failed to appear for jury duty in federal court. The scammer tells the victim that he or she can avoid arrest by making a payment,...

Wed, 2019-08-07

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and the Atlanta Chapter of the Federal Bar Association will host a free, one-hour professionalism CLE on Wednesday, August 28, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at the Richard B. Russell...

Tue, 2019-08-06

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has proposed amendments to its local rules and internal operating procedures and invites comments by September 6th. More details are in the official notice available...