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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.

Thu, 2018-09-13

The Southern District of Iowa is accepting applications for a Case Manager.

For full information, please see the vacancy announcement below.

Tue, 2018-09-11

On July 1, 2018, the Northern and Southern District Courts amended the Local Rules eliminating the requirements for attorneys to complete continuing legal education hours in the area of federal practice to be admitted or remain in good standing...

Wed, 2018-08-15

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules and are seeking public comment:

Appellate Rules: 35 and 40;
Bankruptcy Rules: 2002, 2004,...

Wed, 2018-07-25

The Federal Public Defender for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa is accepting applications for a Litigation Support Specialist to be stationed in our Des Moines office.

For more information, please see the attached announcement...

Fri, 2018-06-01

The Court is considering making change to the Local Rules that impact the requirement to complete continuing educational hours. The changes would eliminate the requirements to complete CLE hours in the area of federal practice to be admitted and...

Wed, 2018-05-02

The Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference will be held August 15-17, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa.

Sat, 2018-04-28

The United States Supreme Court has submitted to Congress the amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules of Procedure. Absent Congressional action, the amendments will become effective December 1, 2018....