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, 02/15/2015

Details on job postings inside and outside the Southern District of Mississippi can be found by clicking on the link below.

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...

Thu, 05/29/2014

The Local Civil Rules Advisory Committee for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi has filed for public comment the following proposed amendments to the Local Uniform Civil Rules.

Comments regarding the proposed amendments...

Fri, 12/20/2013

Please click on the applicable realignment documents below
Divisional Realignment Notice 

Wed, 11/27/2013

Changes to the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure and Fifth Circuit Rules.
Please click the link below to see the changes.

Tue, 11/12/2013

Arthur S. Johnston named to succeed J. T. Noblin as Clerk of Court.
Please click on the link below to see the press release.
Press release...

Fri, 01/01/2010

Due to hazardous road conditions resulting from inclement weather, the District Court Clerk's Office in Jackson, Mississippi will not be open on Thursday, March 5, 2015.