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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.

Thu, 02/14/2019

 The Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Arkansas is accepting applications for the position of Administrative Officer at the office in Little Rock. The deadline to apply is March 11, 2019. 

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Tue, 01/29/2019

The stay of all civil cases to which the United States is a party is lifted.

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Fri, 12/28/2018

 The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Arkansas requests a stay of all civil cases in which it is providing representation until Congress appropriates money to fund that Office.

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Fri, 12/21/2018

In the event of a government shutdown, the United States District Court will be open for regular business.  Case Management/Electronic Case Filing (CM/ECF) will remain in operation for the electronic filing of documents and the issuance of court...

Sat, 12/01/2018

At its September 2017 meeting, the Judicial Conference approved amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure.  The amendments became effective December 1, 2018.  A complete set of the amendments are available...

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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