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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, 11/05/2018

At its September 2017 meeting, the Judicial Conference approved amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure.  The amendments were adopted by the Supreme Court and transmitted to Congress on April 26, 2018.  The amendments are...

Tue, 10/30/2018

The Honorable Lavenski R. Smith, Chief Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit announces the appointment of Ms. Lisa G. Peters to a four year term as the Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Arkansas.

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Thu, 09/20/2018

 The Federal Public Defender is accepting applications for an Assistant Federal Public Defender in the Trial Unit.  The due date for applications is October 24th.

 

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Wed, 08/22/2018

The Clerk of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas, is directed to refill the master jury wheel in all divisions of the Eastern District of Arkansas in accordance with the Amended Jury Plan.  The starting date for drawing...

Tue, 08/14/2018

 In accordance with the Jury Plan for the United States District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas, the Clerk's Office will randomly select master wheel participants via the means of an automated system on August 28, 2018.

 

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Mon, 07/02/2018

 
In accordance with the Jury Plan for the United States District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas, the Clerk's office will randomly select grand jurors via the means of an automated system on July 10, 2018, in the Jury Administrator's...

Tue, 06/05/2018

The U.S. Marshals and the FBI are alerting the public of several nationwide imposter scams involving individuals claiming to be U.S. marshals, court officers, or other law enforcement officials.
 
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Wed, 05/02/2018

The judges of the Eighth Circuit courts invite you to join them August 15 - 17, 2018, at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa, for the Judicial Conference.
 
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Thu, 03/01/2018

In accordance with the Jury Plan for the United States District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas, the Clerk's office will randomly select grand jurors via the means of an automated system on March 9, 2018, in the Jury Administrator's Office...

Fri, 01/26/2018

 
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit is accepting applications [under authority of 18 U.S.C. § 3006A(g)(2)(A)] from all qualified persons for the position of Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Arkansas...

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