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Court Announcements and News: 2016

The United States Eastern District of Missouri District Courts, Clerks Office, Probation and Pretrial Services will be closed on January 2nd in celebration of the New Year. All electronic systems will be in operation including CM/ECF, PACER, E-Pro... Read More »
December 23, 2016
Holiday hours for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Clerk's Office, Probation and Pretrial Services will be as follows: Friday, December 23, 2016 - 8:30 - noon Monday, December 26, 2016 - Closed Monday, January 2... Read More »
December 12, 2016
Recent federal rules changes that took effect December 1, 2016 have eliminated the 3-day grace period for electronic filing in both civil and criminal cases. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 6(d), Fed. R. Crim. P. 45(c). The Supreme Court has ordered that the... Read More »
December 9, 2016
Congress has taken no action on the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Procedure, adopted by the Supreme Court and transmitted to Congress on April 28, 2016. Under the Rules Enabling Act, 28 U.S.C... Read More »
December 2, 2016
At its September 2016 session, the Judicial Conference approved inflationary adjustments to fees on the appellate, district, and bankruptcy court miscellaneous fee schedules, as well as on the Court of Federal Claims and the Judicial Panel on... Read More »
December 1, 2016
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri announces that revisions to Local Rules 6.03, 12.01, 13.03, and 13.04 will take effect today, December 1, 2016 as proposed. Proposed Local Rules 2.08 and 8.03 have been amended... Read More »
December 1, 2016
The Eastern District of Missouri is looking for a motivated professional who is interested in a part time career opportunity with the United States District Court. The Information Systems Technician is located in the Clerk=s office and provides... Read More »
November 29, 2016
This position is located in the District Court headquarters office in St. Louis, MO. The Financial Specialist position assists in performing and coordinating administrative, technical, and professional work related to financial and accounting... Read More »
November 29, 2016
In observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, the Clerk's Office will be closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25, 2016. Offices will reopen on Monday, November 30, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. All electronic systems will be in operation including... Read More »
November 18, 2016
The amendment to Local Rule 13.05, Pleadings and Documents Filed Under Seal, will take effect on February 1, 2017. This amendment establishes a process for creating a sealed record in all criminal cases so that a defendant's cooperation or lack of... Read More »
November 15, 2016
Due to scheduled maintenance, the courts website will be unavailable from approximately 6:00pm till midnight , November 10, 2016
November 10, 2016
The trial in Moore v. Ferguson (4:14-CV-1443-SNLJ; consolidated with 4:14-CV-1447) is set to begin Monday October 31, in the 3rd floor north courtroom at the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse, with jury selection at 1:30 pm. Plaintiffs, including the... Read More »
October 31, 2016
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri has released contact and filing information for any emergency election-related cases, until Election Day. The United States District Court for the Western District of Missouri has... Read More »
October 28, 2016
The registration deadline for the Eleventh Annual Federal Practice Fundamentals Seminar to be held on November 3, 2016, at the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse is extended to October 27, 2016.  Inside the Federal Courts: A Tutorial for New... Read More »
October 19, 2016
The U.S. Courts News has recognized United States Magistrate Judge David Noce for his 40 years of service as a Magistrate Judge.  He is the longest-serving currently active Magistrate Judge in the country. Judge Noce remains active with the Court,... Read More »
October 14, 2016
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri has released amendments to local rules 2.08, 6.03, 8.03, 12.01, 13.03, 13.04, and 13.05. See the attached release for a description of the changes. Both a clean and a track... Read More »
October 13, 2016
Access to this website will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance on Friday, October 7th at 4:00pm until Sunday, October 10th at 4:00pm.
October 4, 2016
The United States Eastern District of Missouri District Courts, Clerks Office, Probation and Pretrial Services will be closed on Monday, October 10th in celebration of Columbus Day. All electronic systems will be in operation including CM/ECF, PACER... Read More »
October 4, 2016
The United States District Court - Eastern District of Missouri and the Federal Practice Memorial Trust will sponsor the Eleventh Annual Federal Practice Fundamentals Seminar on November 3, 2016, at the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse. This session is... Read More »
October 3, 2016
Starting Thursday, September 1, 2016, the Eastern District of Missouri will implement the electronic submission of Notices Regarding Magistrate Judge Jurisdiction.  Counsel will submit the forms through CM/ECF which will generate a special e-mail to... Read More »
September 23, 2016
On September 21, 2016, Hon. Stephen N. Limbaugh, Jr. entered a Memorandum and Order in the above-styled case on three consolidated lawsuits relating to the St. Louis Rams' January 2016 decision to move the team to a new stadium in Inglewood,... Read More »
September 21, 2016
The United States Eastern District of Missouri District Courts, Clerks Office, Probation and Pretrial Services will be closed on Monday, September 5th in celebration of Labor Day. All electronic systems will be in operation including CM/ECF, PACER,... Read More »
September 2, 2016
The jury duty scam, previously noted two weeks ago, has continued to cause problems in the Eastern District of Missouri. It has been reported that a person receives a call or message from someone identifying himself or herself as a Deputy U.S.... Read More »
September 2, 2016
Service may be disrupted because of a scheduled power outage in the Thomas Eagleton Courthouse, Saturday August 27, 2016 between 7:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m Service is expected to resume Saturday at 10:00 a.m.. We apologize for any inconvenience this may... Read More »
August 24, 2016
The United States District Court - Eastern District of Missouri and the Federal Practice Memorial Trust will sponsor the Eleventh Annual Federal Practice Fundamentals Seminar on November 3, 2016, at the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse. This session... Read More »
August 19, 2016
The Judicial Conference of the United States has requested public comment on several proposed rules and forms. The link below describes how you can submit your comments: http://www.uscourts.gov/rules-policies/proposed-amendments-published-public-... Read More »
August 17, 2016
A Jury Duty Scam has resurfaced in the Eastern District of Missouri. It has been reported that a person receives a call or message from someone identifying himself or herself as a Deputy U.S. Marshal or officer of the court. The caller states that... Read More »
August 16, 2016
The United States Eastern District of Missouri District Courts, Clerks Office, Probation and Pretrial Services will be closed on Monday, July  4th in honor of Independence Day. All electronic systems will be in operation including CM/ECF, PACER, E-... Read More »
June 28, 2016
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri is pleased to release its 2015 Annual Report. The report can be found at the link below. For more information contact Clerk of Court Greg Linhares at 314-244-7890 or at... Read More »
June 18, 2016
The Court has adopted practices (these practices may already be standard for some judges) concerning modification or revocation of bond, as well as waiver of indictment. The new procedures are set out in the attachments below. These procedures will... Read More »
June 12, 2016
The United States Eastern District of Missouri District Courts, Clerks Office, Probation and Pretrial Services will be closed on Monday, May 30th in celebration of Memorial Day. All electronic systems will be in operation including CM/ECF, PACER, E-... Read More »
May 27, 2016
The Court is pleased to announce that District Judge Catherine D. Perry is this year’s recipient of the American Inns of Court Professionalism Award. The award was presented at the Eighth Circuit Judicial Conference in Rogers, Arkansas, on May 5,... Read More »
May 6, 2016
The U.S. District Court and the Office of Federal Public Defender for the Eastern District of Missouri are pleased to announce the Fourteenth Annual Criminal Justice Act Seminar to be held Thursday, May 12, 2016, at the Thomas F. Eagleton Courthouse... Read More »
May 3, 2016
The U.S. District Court's Northern Division Bench & Bar Seminar will be held on Friday, June 24, 2016, at the United States Federal Building and Courthouse in Hannibal, Missouri. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with welcoming remarks at 12:00... Read More »
May 2, 2016
The U.S. District Court's Southeastern Division Bench & Bar Seminar will be held on Friday, April 22, 2016, at the Rush Hudson Limbaugh U.S. Courthouse in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with welcoming remarks at 12:... Read More »
April 4, 2016
Hon. Catherine D. Perry has set Tuesday, April 19 at 9:30 am in Courtroom 3N of the Thomas F. Eagleton Federal Courthouse for public comment on the proposed consent decree in the case of US v. City of Ferguson, 4:16-cv-180-CDP. Those interested in... Read More »
March 28, 2016
The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (A.O.) has required all courts to centralize their CM/ECF & eJuror servers in order to decrease costs, improve efficiency, and allow for a more uniform roll out of the new version of CM/ECF (aka... Read More »
March 2, 2016
The US District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri is pleased to announce that Hon. Audrey Fleissig has been selected as Missouri Lawyers Weekly's Woman of the Year. "I'm very humbled and honored knowing how many women lawyers with... Read More »
March 2, 2016
The current term of office of Judge Kathy A. Surratt-States, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri is due to expire on March 17, 2017. The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit is considering the... Read More »
February 26, 2016
The United States Eastern District of Missouri District Courts, Clerks Office, Probation and Pretrial Services will be closed on Monday, February 15th in celebration of Washington's Birthday. All electronic systems will be in operation including CM/... Read More »
February 11, 2016
The judges of the Eighth Circuit courts invite you to join them May 3 - 5, 2016, at the Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas for the Judicial Conference. Guest Speakers will include Chief Justice John Roberts and Commissioner of Basebal Rob Manfred.... Read More »
February 3, 2016
The US Marshal's Office in Eastern Missouri has released the following statement in response to concerns that Missouri state IDs would no longer be accepted in federal courthouses due to the federal Real ID Act: "At this point in time we are not... Read More »
January 6, 2016
 Retiring Judge, New Judge, New Chief Judges and New Rules and more. 
January 4, 2016
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that a Merit Selection Panel for the consideration of the reappointment of United States Magistrate Judge David D. Noce is established.
January 4, 2016