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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.

Mon, 12/05/2022
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has proposed amendments to its local rules and invites comments by January 4, 2023.  More details are in the official notice available here.
Thu, 12/01/2022
Revisions to Local Rule 3.3, which governs the Certificate of Interested Persons and Corporate Disclosure Statement in the Northern District of Georgia, are now in effect in response to the December 1, 2022 amendments to Fed. R. Civ. P. 7.1. The new...
Tue, 11/15/2022
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has entered an Eleventh Amendment to General Order 20-04 that further extends its authorization of video and telephone conferencing in certain criminal proceedings due to COVID-19. A copy...
Tue, 11/01/2022
On Friday November 25th and Friday December 23rd, the Gainesville, Newnan, and Rome courthouses of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia will be closed. The Richard B. Russell Federal Building and United States Courthouse in...
Mon, 10/03/2022
The current term of office of United States Magistrate Judge Catherine M. Salinas expires on June 30, 2023.  The Northern District of Georgia, as required by law, has established a panel of citizens to consider the reappointment of magistrate judges...
Mon, 10/03/2022
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has proposed amendments to Local Rule 3.3, which governs certificates of interested persons and corporate disclosure statements, and invites comments by November 2, 2022.  More...
Mon, 10/03/2022
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 entrance screening questions and mask requirements...
Wed, 08/17/2022
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has entered a Tenth Amendment to General Order 20-04 that further extends its authorization of video and telephone conferencing in certain criminal proceedings due to COVID-19. A copy of...
Mon, 08/15/2022
The Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of  Practice and Procedure has posted proposed amendments and invites comments by February 16, 2023.  More details are in the official announcement found...
Thu, 08/04/2022
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has proposed amendments to its local rules and invites comments by September 2, 2022.  More details are in the official notice available here.

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