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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.

Tue, 10/17/2017
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 Ruiz v. Shaner, Case No. 3:12cv488/MCR/CJK. Plaintiff, an inmate in the Florida Department of Corrections,... Read More
Mon, 08/21/2017
A copy of the public docket is available here
Tue, 08/01/2017
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2071(b), notice and opportunity for comment is hereby given of proposed amendments to the Rules of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. The public comment period is from August 3 to September 7, 2017. A copy of... Read More
Thu, 07/20/2017
The case is set for trial in Tallahassee during the two-week trial period that begins on Monday, August 21, 2017. The trial probably will take two days. The trial will be rescheduled on the motion of an attorney who agrees at or before the pretrial... Read More
Tue, 06/20/2017
Attached is the public notice concerning the reappointment of Roberta A. Colton to the Bankruptcy Judgeship position in the Middle District of Florida at Tampa to be vacated upon the intended retirement of Judge K. Rodney May on 17 December 2017.
Fri, 06/02/2017
None at this time
Wed, 04/05/2017
A copy of the proposed amendments may be obtained on and after April 5, 2017, from the court's website at A copy may also be... Read More
Mon, 11/07/2016
Per Local Rule 7.1(L), "A motion that requires a ruling more promptly than would occur in the ordinary course of business may be labeled an emergency. The motion or supporting memorandum should explain the emergency. The moving party should orally... Read More
Tue, 11/24/2015
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida has revised its Local Rules. The revised rules are now in effect. The revised rules include significant changes from the prior rules. And the revised rules include changes from... Read More
Fri, 09/05/2014
The federal judiciary has learned of an email scam in which emails purporting to come from federal and state courts are infecting recipients with computer viruses. The emails are addressed to an individual as a SUBPOENA IN CRIMINAL CASE instructing... Read More