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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.

Fri, 2017-01-13

The Western District of Arkansas is accepting resumes from qualified candidates for a full-time Case Administrator in the Fort Smith Division. The position will be available on or after February 28, 2017.
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Thu, 2016-12-29

A number of United States district courts have reported that citizens in their districts are being targeted by a juror phishing email that asks recipients to provide personal identifiers (social security number, date of birth, mother’s maiden...

Thu, 2016-10-27

The Judicial Conference of the United States has approved inflationary adjustments to the district court miscellaneous fee schedule and changes to the fees for court registry funds invested through the Court Registry Investment System (CRIS), ...

Wed, 2016-10-26

The court will be closed on the following dates: Friday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day. Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 in observance of Thanksgiving Monday, December 26, in observance of Christmas Monday, January 2,...

Wed, 2016-10-05

Effective December 1, 2016

Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 6(d) and Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 45(c) will be amended to eliminate the three extra days added to respond when a party is...

Thu, 2016-09-08

This event was broadcasted live through YouTube. You can replay the ceremony using the link below.
https://youtu.be/1oma38P7as0

Fri, 2016-08-12

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules have proposed amendments to their respective rules and forms and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment....

Mon, 2016-08-01

The video from the ceremony was recorded live and edited. It can be viewed using the following link.
Available on YouTube

Mon, 2016-06-06

Request for Public Comments -- Reappointment of Bruce Eddy, Federal Defender for the Western District of Arkansas.  Comments must be submitted to the Judicial Council of the Eighth Circuit by June 20, 2016.
 
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Mon, 2016-05-23

The Western District of Arkansas implemented CJA eVoucher on May 23, 2016.  CJA eVoucher is a web-based system for the submission, monitoring and management of all CJA functions.
 
Training is being offered for CJA Panel Attorneys and...

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