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, 02/10/2016

The Ninth Circuit Library- Spokane Branch will be closed to the public for the period of February 16, 2016, through February 26, 2016.  The library will reopen on Monday, February 29, 2016.

Fri, 01/29/2016

The Federal Bar Association is accepting applications for a Lawyer Representative position from the Eastern District of Washington to the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference.  Lawyer Representatives are appointed by the Judges of the U.S. District...

Fri, 01/22/2016

The United States Sentencing Commission released a data briefing to inform public comment on recently proposed amendments to the immigration guidelines. Watch the data briefing here...

Tue, 01/19/2016

 

Judge Mendoza was selected by a committee at Columbia Basin College in Pasco to receive the community spirit  award.  See the full article at  http://www....

Tue, 12/29/2015

 

The Judiciary’s Defender Services account received sufficient fiscal year 2016 funding to increase the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates from $127 to $129 for non-capital work and from $181 to $183 for capital work...

Thu, 12/03/2015

 

The United States District Court announces that the Honorable Thomas O. Rice will assume the role of Chief United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Washington, effective Tuesday, January 27, 2016, immediately upon the...

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