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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.

Wed, 08/03/2022
Beginning Monday August 8th, 2022, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals is moving its library staff from the library on the 23rd floor of the Richard B. Russell Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse to the Eleventh Circuit library in the Tuttle...
Wed, 08/03/2022
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 mask requirements previously outlined in General...
Wed, 08/03/2022
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has proposed an amendment to its local patent rules and invites comments by September 2, 2022.  More details are in the official notice available...
Tue, 08/02/2022
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia and the Atlanta Chapter of the Federal Bar Association will host a free, one-hour professionalism CLE on Thursday, September 1, from 11:00 to 12:00 p.m. at the Richard B. Russell...
Mon, 07/18/2022
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has appointed a Committee on Discipline to serve a three-year term beginning July 15, 2022. The appointment order is available ...
Fri, 06/17/2022
The Northern District of Georgia has revised the procedures and filing instructions for its Accountability, Treatment, and Leadership Court (“ATL Court”). An overview document with more information is available...
Thu, 05/19/2022
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia has entered a Ninth 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, 04/04/2022
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 mask and social distance requirements previously...
Thu, 03/24/2022
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...
Thu, 03/24/2022
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 chief...

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