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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.

Mon, 01/13/2014 Public Alert: Scam Emails About Phony Court Cases Carry Computer Virus

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.  More...

Thu, 01/02/2014 Proposed Amendments to Local Rules: Public Comment Period

The Court’s Local Rules Advisory Committee has proposed various amendments to the local rules. After a preliminary review and some minor edits, the Judges have directed that the proposals be posted for public comment. ...

Tue, 12/03/2013 Bankruptcy Judge Position

The Judicial Council of the Seventh Circuit is now seeking applicants for a bankruptcy judge position for the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana headquartered in Indianapolis. ...

Tue, 11/19/2013 Recent Edits and Updates to CM/ECF Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual

Over the past year, various edits and updates have been made to the CM/ECF Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual (“the Manual”), which can be found on the Court’s website under the “PACER/Electronic Filing Instructions” link on the left...

Wed, 11/13/2013 Proposed Amendment to Local Rule B-9027-1: Public Comment Period

The Court is proposing an amended version of B-9027-1, on removal. The proposal is attached to this notice, with changes shown in redline or strikeout.  More Info...

Tue, 11/12/2013 Improper Continued Use of Court's Post Office Box Address in Filer-Generated Notices

The Court closed its Indianapolis post office box more than one year ago, and the forwarding order for that box has long since expired.  More Info

Fri, 11/08/2013 National Rules and Forms Changes Effective December 1, 2013

Several changes to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and to the national forms will become effective on December 1, 2013.  More Info

Wed, 11/06/2013 Notice of Changes to Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule Effective December 1, 2013

The Judicial Conference has made several changes to the Bankruptcy Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule that will become effective on December 1, 2013.  More Info...

Mon, 10/21/2013 Update on Lcal Court Budget and Staffing from Chief Judge James Coachys

In January I alerted the bar to the budget challenges this Court faced. At that time, I advised we would cut six positions by the end of January, reducing Clerk’s office staff to 58. I foreshadowed the possibility of further staff cuts. ...

Wed, 10/09/2013 Court Operations After "Shutdown"

The Federal Judiciary is likely to exhaust all available sources of funding some time during the week of October 14, 2013, unless a continuing resolution or other source of funding is passed by Congress and signed by the President before then. ...

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