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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.

04/07/20

Chief Judge Pamela Pepper announced today that the district judges of the United States District Court have selected Stephen Caffrey Dries, of Brookfield, to serve as the next magistrate judge in the Eastern District of Wisconsin, effective April...

03/23/20

Effective at 5:00 p.m. March 23, 2020 through and including at least May 1, 2020, the United States Courthouse at 517 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin will be temporarily closed to the public except as stated below. The court may...

03/16/20

The court is issuing this general order in response to the recent outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the United States of America, and specifically in the State of Wisconsin and the Eastern District of Wisconsin. The Governor of...

03/13/20

In recognition of ongoing public health concerns involving the coronavirus (COVID-19), the court issued the following order on March 13, 2020 [...

03/02/20

The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit is accepting applications from all qualified applicants for the position of Federal Public Defender for the Southern District of Illinois headquartered at East St. Louis.

Position...

02/02/20

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin is accepting applications for a Clerk of Court.

Position Description and Requirements: ...

01/09/20

Please Note: Applications for these positions may only be submitted online via OSCAR - https://oscar.uscourts.gov and must be received no later than March 1, 2020.

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12/17/19

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin will be closed on Tuesday, December 24, 2019, and will close at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 31, 2019. This is in addition to the federal holidays on Wednesday, December 25...

11/18/19

Consistent with the practice of the Seventh Circuit United States Court of Appeals, the district court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29, 2019, to honor the Thanksgiving holiday...

11/01/19

On Friday, November 1, 2019, the Honorable Pamela Pepper became chief judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin. Judge Pepper is the first woman to serve as chief judge in the District. She was appointed to...

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