News & 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.

November 10, 2022

This is notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in the case of Seymour v. Dixon, No. 5:20-cv-214-TKW-MJF.

Plaintiff is a paraplegic, wheelchair-bound prisoner in the custody of the Florida Department of Corrections....

November 8, 2022

Having resolved the last pending motion for summary judgment, ECF Doc. 69, the Court finds this matter is ready to be set for trial. This Order sets forth the procedures and requirements for the submission of the parties’ pretrial narratives and...

August 30, 2022

Before the Court is Plaintiff’s Request for Appointment of Counsel. ECF Doc. 74. Plaintiff asserts “the legal issues in this case are complex and will require a skilled litigator to conduct depositions, interrogatories and a trial.” He notes the...

August 2, 2022

This matter comes before the Court upon sua sponte review. The case survived summary judgment; and settlement negotiations failed. ECF Nos. 63, 66, 118, The case will proceed to trial. ECF No. 117. One year ago, the Court directed the case be...

March 8, 2022

In light of the current COVID-19 situation, the July 29,2021, Administrative Order (Doc. 388) is vacated.  Per Administrative Order...

June 10, 2022

This is notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in the case of Jackson v. Lanier, et al., Case No. 5:19cv114-MCR-MJF.

Plaintiff is a prisoner in the custody of the Florida Department of Corrections. He asserts that four...

June 7, 2022

On May 13, 2022, the Court ordered Plaintiff to file his pretrial materials, including a pretrial narrative, witness list, and exhibit list by June 3, 2022. ECF Doc. 42. On or about May 31, 2022, Plaintiff submitted a 6-page handwritten document...

May 16, 2022

The Judges of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida are pleased to announce that Zachary C. Bolitho has been selected to join our district as a full-time magistrate judge in the Pensacola Division of the Court.

May 12, 2022

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in the case of Cooper v. McCoy, Case No. 4:18-cv-371-MJF.
Plaintiff is a prisoner in the custody of the Florida Department of Corrections.

April 11, 2022

This matter is before the Court on Plaintiff’s March 30, 2022, Motion for Appointment of Counsel. ECF Doc. 77. Upon consideration, although the Court finds Plaintiff has not shown circumstances warranting appointment of counsel, the undersigned...

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