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, 02/24/2016

 

The Clerk's Office has received reports that citizens of the Eastern District of Washington are being targeted by phone calls and emails, threatening them with prosecution for failing to comply with jury service in federal or state...

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...

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-...

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