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News & Announcements: 2016-01

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.

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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Please remember that effective December 1, 2016, an amendment to Rule 6(d) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure will take effect, eliminating the additional 3 days for responding to pleadings, m

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

On October 21, the Judicial Council approved amendments to the local rules, with an effective date of December 1, 2016.

Friday, October 7, 2016

By order of Chief United States District Judge Laurie Smith Camp and Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge Thomas Saladino, the district and bankruptcy courts in Omaha and Lincoln will be closed on

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

The District of Nebraska has increased the file size limit for PDF documents filed in its Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) system from 10 MB to 35 MB.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Today the United States Senate voted to confirm President Barack Obama's nomination of Robert F. Rossiter, Jr., to Nebraska's U.S. District Court bench.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

On May 23, 2016, Chief Judge Laurie Smith Camp announced that Nebraska's United States District Court Judges have selected Susan M. Bazis and Michael D.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

As part of its annual review of the local rules, the court's Docket and Local Rules Committee solicits suggestions for revisions from the court family and the bar.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

The judges of the Eighth Circuit courts invite you to join them May 3 - 5, 2016, at the Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas for the Judicial Conference.

Friday, February 5, 2016

The 2016 Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference will take place May 3 - 5 in Rogers, Arkansas. Rogers is in the northwest corner of Arkansas, near Bentonville and Fayetteville.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

On February 2, 2016, Chief Judge Laurie Smith Camp announced that the U.S.