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.

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...

Tue, 12/01/2015

 

Congress has taken no action on the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy and Civil Procedure, adopted by the Supreme Court and transmitted to Congress on April 29, 2015. Under the Rules Enabling Act, 28 U.S.C. §§ 2071-...

Wed, 11/04/2015

Click here to view announcement about this new ECF procedure.

Thu, 10/29/2015

 

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Washington announces the appointment of Mary K. (Kit) Dimke as Magistrate Judge for the District, effective January...

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