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News & Announcements: January, 2024

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.

Wed, 04/03/2024
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has proposed amendments to its local rules and invites comments by May 3, 2024. More details are in the official notice available here.
Tue, 04/02/2024
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has approved amendments to Local Rules 5.1(G) and 72.1(E) and Local Criminal Rule 59(2) and (3) effective April 2, 2024. A document showing the changes to each rule is available...
Mon, 04/01/2024
Due to updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control, the Court has issued a First Amendment to General Order 23-02 rescinding the requirement that a juror who is exposed to COVID-...
Mon, 04/01/2024
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has selected attorney Ellen H. Persons, a shareholder with Polsinelli, as the next chair of the Court’s Committee on Discipline. Ms. Persons will serve a one-year term as chair beginning...
Tue, 03/12/2024
The 2024 Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference will take place May 9-10, 2024, at the Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama. The conference is being convened by the judges of the Eleventh Circuit to consider the business of the courts and to discuss...
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...