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Del Rio Courthouse Closure on March 29, 2024

By Order of the Court, the Midland-Odessa and Pecos Divisions will be closed on Friday, March 29, 2024.  This order affects the U.S. District Courts, U.S. Magistrate Courts, U.S. District Clerk’s Office, U.S. Probation Office, U.S. Pretrial Services Office, and U.S. Federal Public Defender Office. For more information, click the title of this news item to view the Del Rio Order.

Midland-Odessa/Pecos Courthouse Closures for March 29, 2024

By Order of the Court, the Midland-Odessa and Pecos Divisions will be closed on Friday, March 29, 2024.  This order affects the U.S. District Courts, U.S. Magistrate Courts, U.S. District Clerk’s Office, U.S. Probation Office, U.S. Pretrial Services Office, and U.S. Federal Public Defender. For more information, click the title of this news item to view the Midland-Odessa/Pecos Order.

San Antonio Courthouse Closure for March 29, 2024 and April 26, 2024

By Order of the Court, the San Antonio Division will be closed on Friday, March 29, 2024 and Friday, April 26, 2024.  This order affects the U.S. District Courts, U.S. Magistrate Courts, U.S. District Clerk’s Office, U.S. Probation Office, U.S. Pretrial Services Office, U.S. Federal Public Defender Office and the Executive Offices of the U.S. District Clerk. For more information, click the title of this news item to view the San Antonio Orders.

El Paso Courthouse Closure for March 29, 2024

By Order of the Court, the El Paso Division will be closed on Friday, March 29, 2024.  This order affects the U.S. District Courts, U.S. Magistrate Courts, U.S. District Clerk’s Office, U.S. Probation Office and U.S. Pretrial Services Office. For more information, click the title of this news item to view the El Paso Order.

Court Closure for Alpine Courthouse

Due to the Alpine Courthouse having an unidentified odor that has caused poor indoor air quality, the Court has ordered the closing of the Alpine Federal Courthouse effective immediately on Friday, February 16, 2024 and will remain closed until further notice.  This order affects the U.S. District and Magistrate Courts, the U.S. District Clerk’s Office, the U.S. Probation Office, and the U.S. Pretrial Services Office.  Please click the title of this News item to view the Alpine General Order.

Waco Courthouse Closure for March 29, 2024 and July 5, 2024

By Order of the Court, the Waco Division will be closed on Friday, March 29, 2024 and Friday, July 5, 2024.  This order affects the U.S. District Courts, U.S. Magistrate Courts, U.S. District Clerk’s Office, U.S. Probation Office, U.S. Pretrial Services Office, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and U.S. Federal Public Defender Office. For more information, click the title of this news item to view the Waco Order.

Reopen Alpine Federal Courthouse

The Court has ordered the reopening of the Alpine Federal Courthouse on Tuesday, January 19, 2024.  The Court has advised that the issues with the Alpine Federal Courthouse has been resolved and the courthouse has been cleared for return.  Please click the title of this News item to view the Alpine General Order.

Inclement Weather Alert: Waco Division – Delayed Opening

Due to inclement weather, the Court has ordered the opening of the Waco Federal Courthouse on Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at 10:00 am.  This order affects the U.S. District and Magistrate Courts, the U.S. District Clerk’s Office, the U.S. Probation Office, and the U.S. Pretrial Services Office.  Please click the title of this News item to view the Waco General Order.

Proposed Chapter 14 of the Pattern Jury Instructions (Civil Cases) — Trademark and Service Mark Claims

The committee on Civil Pattern Jury Instructions of the Fifth Circuit District Judge Association is requesting comments on proposed Chapter 14 of the Pattern Jury Instructions (Civil Cases): a new chapter that covers Trademark and Service Mark Claims. For more information, click the title of this news item to view the Draft Fifth Circuit Trademark Jury Instructions and Trademark and Service Mark Comment Request.