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, 2015-08-12

Chief Judge William J. Riley is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric W. Brust to the position of Circuit Librarian for the United States Courts in the Eighth Circuit. Eric Brust took the oath of office in the U.S. Courthouse in Saint Louis...

Wed, 2015-08-12

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa is accepting applications for a Case Manager.

For full information, see the vacancy announcement below.

Wed, 2015-08-12

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Iowa is accepting applications for a full-time United states Magistrate Judge.  This position is located in Sioux City, Iowa.  The current Magistrate Judge has been nominated by the...

Mon, 2015-08-10

The United States District Court for the Southern District of Iowa is accepting applications for a IT Technician II.

For full information, see the vacancy announcement below.

Wed, 2015-07-29

The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit seeks applications from highly qualified candidates for a fourteen-year appointment as United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of Minnesota.  The position is headquartered in St....

Fri, 2015-01-30

The Federal Public Defender for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa is accepting applications for the position of Assistant Federal Public Defender, to be stationed in the Cedar Rapids office. The Federal Public Defender, a branch of the...

Fri, 2014-12-05

Iowa District Court Judge Stephen B. Jackson, Jr., of Cedar Rapids has been selected to assume the office of United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Iowa. Judge Jackson is expected to commence his service on February 3, 2015...

Wed, 2014-09-24

In view of the United States Sentencing Commission's decision to make certain amendments to the drug quantity table retroactive, and in anticipation of a large number of applications for sentencing reductions under 18 U.S.C § 3582(c), the...

Tue, 2014-08-19

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms, and requested that the proposals be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment...

Thu, 2014-07-31

Prospective Jurors,

A number of district courts have reported that citizens in their districts are being targeted by a juror phishing email that asks recipients to provide personal identifiers (SSN, DOB, mother’s maiden name, etc.) on an...

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