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.

Wed, 2016-12-07

The Southern and Northern Districts of Iowa have posted local rule revisions for public comment. You can find these in the attached pdf. Public comments can be submitted electronically at ...

Tue, 2016-11-29

Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 6(d) added three days to the deadline for a party to act when a filer used certain types of service. There has been a change to this rule. Before the change, a three day extension applied when service was...

Thu, 2016-06-02

Click here for information on a bankrupcty conference to be held September 8-9 in Cedar Rapids.

Wed, 2016-06-01

Beginning June 1, 2016, the Federal Records Center is introducing SmartScan which is an electronic document delivery service from the NARA's Federal Records Center. SmartScan is the fastest, highest-quality way to retrieve records from the...

Fri, 2016-05-20

Over the last few weeks, the Southern District of Iowa has received multiple questions regarding a financial settlement of legal fees incurred in bringing a Class Action suit.  The case in question, 2:14-cv-00316-JLL, is not a Class Action suit...

Fri, 2016-04-15

Please click here for a reminder regarding the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference to be held 5/3-5 in Rogers, Arkansas.

Thu, 2016-02-04

Please click here for an invitation to the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference, to be held May 3-5 in Rogers, Arkansas.

Wed, 2016-01-27

Please click here for an invitation to a special session of court to be held in honor of the late Judge George G. Fagg.

Fri, 2016-01-15

Please click here if you are interested in applying for a Magistrate Judge position in the District of Colorado.

Mon, 2016-01-11

Your comments are being solicited regarding the reappointment of James Whalen as Federal Defender for Iowa.  Click here for more details and a...