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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.

Fri, 05/31/2024

WARNING: Bogus Phone Calls, Emails on Jury Service May Lead to Fraud

People are being targeted by phone call, email, and messaging scams threatening them with prosecution for failing to comply with jury service.

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Fri, 05/03/2024

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Fri, 01/26/2024

Administrative Order In Re: Special Session of the Eastern District of Arkansas in Cabot, Arkansas


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Mon, 12/18/2023

Effective December 18, 2023, United States District Judge Kristine G. Baker is the Chief Judge for the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Arkansas.

Fri, 12/01/2023

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas is now accepting applications for service on the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) Panel for a three-year term beginning May 17, 2024.  The Public Notice and Application forms are...

Wed, 11/29/2023

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas has requested that that the attached position announcement be posted.  The duty location is Fort Smith, Arkansas.



Tue, 11/07/2023

Announcement of the empanelment of an additional Grand Jury


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Thu, 11/02/2023

Order Appointing Benecia B. Moore as United States Magistrate Judge.

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Mon, 10/30/2023

Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. submitted proposed amendments to the Federal Rules to Congress in April 2023 pursuant to Section 2072 of Title 28, United States Code.  Absent Congressional action, the amended and new rules will take effect...

Mon, 10/30/2023

The Judicial Conference of the United States approved inflationary adjustments to the fee schedule, which will become effective Friday, December 1, 2023.  The fee to file a civil action in the U.S. District Court will increase to $405 on December...