News & Announcements: 03/2022

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, 2022-03-24

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia is pleased to announce that it has selected Magistrate Judge Russell G. Vineyard to serve as the court’s next chief magistrate judge. Judge Vineyard will begin his term as...

Thu, 2022-03-24

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia is pleased to announce that it has selected Ms. J. Elizabeth McBath to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Chief Magistrate Judge Alan J. Baverman. Ms. McBath will...

Fri, 2022-03-11

The 2022 Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference will take place May 5-6, 2022, at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia. The Conference is being convened by the judges of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit (Alabama, Florida, and...

Mon, 2022-03-07

The current term of office of United States Magistrate Judge Russell G. Vineyard expires on October 22, 2022.

The United States District Court, as required by law, has established a panel of citizens to consider the reappointment of...

Wed, 2022-03-02

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has appointed a new Magistrate Judge Merit Selection Panel to serve a three-year term from April 1, 2022, through March 31, 2025. The appointment order is available...

Tue, 2022-03-01

Chief Judge Timothy C. Batten, Sr., has entered an amendment to General Order 22-01, which, among other things, suspends large, multi-defendant trials through April 30, 2022, due to COVID-19. A copy of the order is available...

Tue, 2022-03-01

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has entered an amendment to General Order 21-04 regarding courthouse entrance screening and mask requirements.  This order updates the screening questions previously outlined in General...