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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, 2018-08-15
  • The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil and Evidence Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.

    Appellate...

Wed, 2018-08-08

CM/ECF MAINTENANCE & UPGRADE - ACTION REQUIRED:
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas will upgrade its CM/ECF system to NextGen CM/ECF at noon on Friday, August 10...

Wed, 2018-07-18

Juror Scams

WARNING: Bogus Phone Calls, Emails on Jury Service May Lead to Fraud

In various...

Wed, 2018-05-09

The judges of the Eighth Circuit courts invite you to join them August 15 - 17, 2018, at
the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa, for the Judicial Conference. This is a full
conference for all judges and members of the Bar.

Wed, 2018-05-09

The United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas is compiling a list of attorneys interested in being appointed to represent pro se plaintiffs in civil rights cases filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. Section 1983.  This is a unique...

Tue, 2018-04-17

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas is accepting applications for the position of Social Security Law Clerk.  The position may be located in either Fort Smith, Fayetteville or Texarkana.  For best consideration,...

Wed, 2018-04-04

The United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas is seeking qualified applicants for a Case Administrator in Fayetteville, AR. The Case Administrator monitors the progression of civil and criminal cases and related...