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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, 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...

Thu, 2015-10-22

This is a reminder that there is still time to register for the Federal Bar Association Conference to be held in Des Moines on 10/29-30.  Click...

Tue, 2015-10-13

The Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference will be held May 3-5, 2016, in Rogers, Arkansas.  Please click on this link for more details...

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...

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...