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.

Fri, 01/18/2013

Temporary Law Clerk Position has been filled.

Wed, 12/05/2012

New Local Rules and Forms approved.  Effective January 1, 2013.

Thu, 11/29/2012

CM/ECF will be unavailable beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 9, 2012, for system maintenance.  It should be available by 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Wed, 11/28/2012

We have just completed an upgrade to our telephone system. All of our extension numbers have changed.

Mon, 11/19/2012

The Judicial Conference of the United States Courts, at its September 2012 session, approved changes to the miscellaneous fee schedules for Federal Courts. ...

Fri, 11/16/2012

The Supreme Court has adopted amendments to the following rules:  Bankruptcy Rules 1007, 2015, 3001, 7054, and 7056; and Criminal Rules 5 and 15, and new Rule 37.  The amendments will take effect on December 1, 2012, unless Congress takes action...

Tue, 10/16/2012

To view the brochure regarding an upcoming CLE opportunity in Louisville, KY in November, click here.

Fri, 10/05/2012

For more information, click here.

Wed, 10/03/2012

Judge Gregory R. Schaaf was sworn in by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Jennifer B. Coffman on Tuesday, October 2, 2012.  A formal investiture is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. on Friday, November 2, 2012, in the Federal Courthouse in Lexington, KY.  An...

Mon, 09/24/2012

This month, the Judiciary’s Bankruptcy Noticing Center (BNC) contractor will begin accepting, processing and securely disposing of notices that would otherwise be returned to the bankruptcy courts by the United States Postal Service (USPS).  The...