News & Announcements: 03/2020

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, 2020-03-30

Due to the exigent circumstances arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Court has entered the following general orders that impact criminal matters:

General Order 20-04: ...

Mon, 2020-03-30

As the exigent circumstances arising from the COVID-19 pandemic have worsened, the Court has amended General Order 20-01 to extend its specified 30-day time periods through and including May 15, 2020. A copy of the amendment is available...

Mon, 2020-03-23

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia continues to monitor the most current statements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AO)...

Mon, 2020-03-23

Consistent with General Order 20-03, available here, the federal building located at 600 East First Street, Rome, GA, which houses the Court’s Rome division, will re-open on March 24, 2020...

Tue, 2020-03-17

Pursuant to General Order 20-02, available here, the federal building located at 600 East First Street, Rome, GA, which houses the Court’s Rome division, is temporarily closed until...

Mon, 2020-03-16

DEFENDANT’S WAIVER OF APPEARANCE AT ARRAIGNMENT PURSUANT TO FED. R. CRIM. P. 10

Rule 10(a) of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure requires that an arraignment be conducted in open court. Rule 10(b), Fed. R. Crim. P.,...

Wed, 2020-03-11

Because of the evolving threat represented by the outbreak and spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States and in the State of Georgia, and in view of the warnings issued by the Center for Disease Control, as well as by Governor...

Wed, 2020-03-11

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia continues to monitor the most current statements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as all communications disseminated by the Administrative...