News & Announcements: 09/2020

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.

Tue, 2020-09-29

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has entered an Eighth Amendment to General Order 20-01 that extends the suspension of jury trials through and including January 3, 2021 due to COVID-19 but allows for grand jurors to...

Sat, 2020-09-26

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has entered a second amendment to General Order 20-04 to further extend its authorization of video and telephone conferencing in certain criminal proceedings due to COVID-19. General...

Fri, 2020-09-18

Following a temporary outage, the Court’s telephone service has been restored. Thank you for your patience.

Thu, 2020-09-17

Due to an outage affecting the entire federal judiciary, the Court’s telephone service temporarily is unavailable. The outage is being addressed, and this website will be updated when phone service is restored. Thank you for your patience.

Tue, 2020-09-15

There is an issue with the Chrome browser that may cause a user to receive an error message such as, “Cannot redisplay ____.pdf, it has already been shown,” when attempting to view a document in CM/ECF through a hyperlink contained in a Notice of...

Tue, 2020-09-08

The electronic case filing system for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (CM/ECF) will be unavailable from approximately 7:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. this Saturday, September 12th, for required maintenance. During this...

Fri, 2020-09-04

The electronic case filing system for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (CM/ECF) will be unavailable from approximately 12:30 a.m. until 8:00 a.m. this Sunday, September 6th, for required maintenance. During this period...

Tue, 2020-09-01

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has entered a Seventh Amendment to General Order 20-01 that extends the suspension of jury trials through and including November 1, 2020, due to COVID-19 but allows for grand jurors to...