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, 12/31/2015

The court has made temporary arrangements for attorneys, litigants, and jurors.  Please click here for additional information.

Wed, 09/09/2015

The Deputy Chief Probation Officer assists the chief probation officer in the administration
and management of federal probation and parole services within the Southern District of Mississippi.

Mon, 08/31/2015

Please click on the link below to see the Internal Rule 1 - Case Assignment Order - (revision effective on 9/1/2015)

Mon, 08/17/2015

Electronic records available for download can be accessed through the ‘Utilities’ menu in the CM/ECF user interface.
Please click here for download...

Wed, 06/03/2015

New Telephone Numbers for offices.
The telephone numbers for the chambers of District Judge. Keith Starrett and Magistrate Judge, Michael T. Parker have changed to the new numbers shown below.
District Judge, Keith...

Fri, 05/01/2015

The District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi have proposed amendments to the Courts’ Uniform Local Rules, including proposed amendments to certain admiralty rules and modifications to certain forms.  The Courts...

Thu, 02/05/2015

Effective immediately, upon filing of a notice of Appeal in both civil and criminal cases --
Please click on the link below to review

Fri, 11/14/2014

The Local Uniform Civil Rules for the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi have been amended effective December 1, 2014. The amendments pertain to Rule 7 (b)(2) and (5); Rule 15; Rule 26 (d)(2);...

Thu, 07/31/2014

A new juror scam email, which fraudulently seeks personal information that could aid identity theft, has been reported in at least 14 federal court districts.
According to the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, citizens...

Mon, 06/16/2014

A reception will be held on July 10, 2014, to honor Magistrate Judge John M. Roper, Sr., on his retirement following 45 years of service to the U. S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi. All attorneys are invited to attend this event...