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, 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...

Mon, 10/05/2015

 

On September 17, 2015, Magistrate Judge James P. Hutton was honored by the Washington State Bar Association as the Outstanding Judge of the Year.  This award is presented for outstanding service to the bench and for special...

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