News & Announcements: 05/2021

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.

Thu, 2021-05-27

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has entered a Fifth Amendment to General Order 20-04 that further extends its authorization of video and telephone...

Thu, 2021-05-27

The Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Plan for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has been revised in accordance with the model plan approved by the Judicial Conference of the United States.  The revised plan is now in effect...

Thu, 2021-05-27

On April 8, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia entered General Order 20-07 temporarily closing the public clerk's office counters in the Rome and Gainesville divisions of the Court.  The Court now has entered...

Mon, 2021-05-10

The Honorable Timothy C. Batten, Sr., has assumed the role of Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia effective May 8, 2021, upon the completion of Judge Thomas W. Thrash, Jr.’s term as chief. Judge Batten was...