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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.

March 28, 2021

The first bellwether trial in the 3M MDL will begin on Monday, March 29, 2021 before Judge M. Casey Rodgers in Courtroom 5.  This is a consolidated trial involving the following cases:  Estes (7:20cv137); Hacker (7:...

January 6, 2021

After the recent disclosure of widespread cybersecurity breaches of both private sector and government computer systems, federal courts are immediately adding new security procedures to protect highly sensitive confidential documents filed with...

March 18, 2020

Last Updated 01/11/2021

In consideration of the serious health crisis facing the nation and the State of Florida from COVID-19 and in an effort to maintain the orderly administration of...

May 23, 2021

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in a case ready to be set for jury trial in Pensacola. The case is Saintlot v. Whitehaed, et al., Case No. 3:18cv441-TKW-MAF.
 
Plaintiff, an inmate in the...

April 6, 2021
This is notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono service either individually or by overseeing work of a law student or other qualified individual, including, for example, a retired attorney. 
The case is Sher’mon A. Allen v....
March 4, 2021

(Fort Lauderdale, FL) U.S. Representatives Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and Florida’s Congressional Democrats today announced the formation of three screening conferences to assist Florida Congressional leaders in...

March 1, 2021

This is notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono service either individually or by overseeing work of a law student or other qualified individual, including, for example, a retired attorney.

The case is Lavonte Gordon v. Captain...

February 19, 2021

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in the case of Martinez v. Linton, Case No. 4:18-cv-546-TKW/MJF.

Plaintiff, an inmate in the custody of the Florida Department of Corrections, alleges that six...

January 25, 2021

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in the case of Baez v. Daniels, et al., Case No. 3:20cv5591/MCR/EMT.

Plaintiff is an inmate of the Florida Department of Corrections, currently housed at Dade...

December 9, 2020

This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in a case set for jury trial in June 2021 in Tallahassee. The case is Furman v. Cherry, et. al., Case No. 4:16cv214-MW/CAS.

Plaintiff, an inmate currently...

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