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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.

Sun, 11/14/2021

Masks required again in public areas of all courthouses in the Southern District

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Wed, 09/29/2021

Amendments have been approved.

The amendments have been approved by the Judicial Council of the Fifth Circuit and will take effect 12-1-2021.

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Mon, 09/06/2021

Zoom Hearing for USA v. Hinds County, 3:16cv489CWR-JCG. Hearing set for Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at 10:00 AM Central Time.

Topic: Judge Reeves (US v. Hinds County)

Time: Sep 15, 2021 10:00 AM Central...

Wed, 08/11/2021

We regret to announce that the Investitures have been postponed.

The Investitures for Magistrate Judge Robert P. Myers, Jr. and District Judge Taylor B. McNeel, scheduled for August 19 and 20 respectively, have been postponed due to the...

Tue, 08/10/2021


“The United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, in partnership with the Office of the United States Attorney and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, announces the third annual Pro Bono Work to Empower and...

Sun, 08/08/2021

Masks required again in public areas of all courthouses in the Southern District regardless of vaccination status.

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Thu, 07/01/2021

The Local Rules Advisory Committee of the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi have proposed certain amendments to the Local Uniform Civil Rules. They are available for public comment until August 2, 2021 and may be accessed at the...

Thu, 05/20/2021

The Southern District of Mississippi will convert to NextGen of CM/ECF on 6-28-21.

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