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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.


The U.S. District Court in Eastern Wisconsin is accepting applications for a Systems Analyst/Programmer.  Resumes must be received by February 29, 2016. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Please submit your cover letter...


In a letter dated February 3, 2016 to President Barack Obama, I  announced my intention to move from active status to senior status effective February 5, 2016.

After serving for 41 years on both the State and Federal Courts in various...


The current term of office of part-time United States Magistrate Judge James R. Sickel in the Eastern District of Wisconsin, Green Bay Division, is due to expire on December 8, 2016. The United States District Court is required by law to...


Between 5:30 p.m. on January 20, 2016 and 8:00 a.m. on January 21, 2016, the court's CM/ECF electronic case filing system was down. The system is now operational, and we are investigating the cause of the outage. If any parties missed filing...


Consistent with the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit and other District Courts within the Circuit, and in order to permit more time with family and friends, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of...


The Local Rules have been amended, effective September 28, 2015.


June 15, 2015 Change in Magistrate Judge mediation assignment.

Effective June 15, 2015, for all cases referred to a Magistrate Judge for mediation, the Magistrate Judge conducting the mediation will be selected by random draw. This will...