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News & Announcements

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.

Fri, 02/23/2024
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 and/or has an arrest warrant or similar adverse situation. The scammer tells the victim...
Tue, 01/23/2024
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit is considering whether to reappoint Bankruptcy Judge James R. Sacca to a new 14-year term of office in the Northern District of Georgia at Atlanta. The official public notice concerning this...
Mon, 12/04/2023
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has proposed amendments to its local rules and invites comments by January 3, 2024. More details are in the official notice available...
Fri, 12/01/2023
The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved changes to the District Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule effective December 1, 2023. The fees have been updated on the Court’s website and may be found here.
Thu, 11/30/2023
Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure and the Rules of Evidence are effective December 1, 2023. They include revisions to Civil Rules 6, 15, and 72; Criminal Rules 16, 45, and 56; and Evidence Rules 106, 615, and 702. In...
Thu, 11/09/2023
Residents of the Northern District of Georgia have reported receiving phone calls where the caller ID appears to show a phone number associated with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. When the person answers, they either...
Wed, 11/08/2023
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and the Atlanta Chapter of the Federal Bar Association will host a courtroom technology seminar on Wednesday November 29, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. in courtroom 2106 inside...
Mon, 10/23/2023
On Friday November 24 and Tuesday December 26, the Gainesville, Newnan, and Rome courthouses of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia will be closed for the holidays. The Richard B. Russell Federal Building and United States...
Mon, 10/02/2023
The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved new maximum rates for transcripts effective October 1, 2023. In addition, transcript category names have changed to improve clarity as to delivery timing. Only the category names have changed...
Mon, 09/25/2023
Effective October 1, 2023, the fee for admission pro hac vice to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia will be reduced from $150 to $100. Information about pro hac vice admissions is available at:  ...

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