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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, 01/11/2019

Despite the lapse in appropriations, the United States District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi will remain open and observe normal business hours.


Fri, 11/30/2018

Important new changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the Administrative Procedures for Electronic Case Filing take effect 12/1/18.  

Learn more click here...

Thu, 10/11/2018

Chief Judge Daniel P. Jordan III announced today that Judge William H. Barbour, Jr. will assume inactive status effective January 4, 2019.  Please click here to read more. 

Fri, 06/01/2018

The Federal Court in the Southern District of Mississippi launches Twitter account for court-related news and informational purposes.  No case-related or political commentary will be included.  Interested twitter users may follow our tweets at...

Fri, 06/01/2018

The Court is seeking to appoint a receiver in S.E.C. v. Adams, No. 3:18-CV-00252-CWR-FKB. Candidates should click the links below to find the application form and relevant information.

Fri, 04/20/2018

We have been notified by the U. S. Postal Service that parking for court patrons will no longer be permitted in the parking lot of the Medgar Wiley Evers Post Office in Jackson.  The Postal Service has informed us that they will enforce this...

Thu, 12/28/2017

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi is accepting applications for the position of OFFICIAL COURT REPORTER.
Please click here for more information.

Tue, 09/05/2017

Please click the link for more information on
The Procedures for Attorney Civil Case Filing.