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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.

Sun, 12/01/2019

At its September 2018 meeting, the Judicial Conference approved amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil and Criminal Procedure.  The amendments became effective December 1, 2019.  A complete set of the amendments is available...

Wed, 11/27/2019

Congress has realigned the Eastern District of Arkansas into three new divisions:

Central Division – Court shall be held in Little Rock.
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Mon, 10/21/2019

The Court tentatively approved a change to Local Rule 7.2. This change is based on the modifications to the Federal Rules Governing Section 2254 and Section 2255 Proceedings...

Tue, 10/01/2019

The Court is preparing to implement  NextGen CM/ECF with a target "go live" date of 2/24/2020.

For more information on this upgrade to the electronic filing system, including what to expect and how to prepare, click...

Thu, 09/26/2019

General Order No. 58 was signed by Chief Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on September 26, 2019.

Click here to review the General Order.

Thu, 09/12/2019

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 September 20, 2019.

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Thu, 08/15/2019

General Order No. 57 was signed by Chief Jusge D. P. Marshall Jr. on August 15, 2019

Click here to review the General Order

Mon, 07/29/2019

The Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Arkansas is accepting applications for a full-time paralegal/litigation support position in its trial unit.

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Thu, 07/18/2019

The Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Arkansas is accepting applications for an Assistant Federal Public Defender in the Capital Habeas Unit (CHU).  

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Thu, 06/13/2019

The Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Arkansas is accepting applications for an Assistant Federal Public Defender in the Trial Unit.  The deadline to apply is July 10, 2019.

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