Event Category: Announcements

Chief Judge Garcia has signed the Special Order Concerning Admission of Attorneys which extends the period of time for which the 2019 Federal Court Practice course may be used when applicants are applying to the bar of this court. The entire course must be completed no later than May 31, 2020 in order to fulfill the educational requirements for admission set forth in W.D. Tex. L.R. AT-1(b)(2). Please review the order for additional details.

The current terms of Magistrate Judge Anne T. Berton and Magistrate Judge Miguel A. Torres are due to expire on November 29, 2020, and December 31, 2020, respectively. Comments are invited from members of the bar and the public as to whether U.S. Magistrate Judge Berton and U.S. Magistrate Judge Torres should be recommended by the panel for reappointment by the Court. Comments must be received no later than May 29, 2020. Public Notice For Reappointment of United States Magistrate Judges

Preliminary Hearing – Friday, May 15, 2020 – 9:00 AM CST Texas Democratic Party, et al vs Greg Abbott, Governor of Texas, et al United States District Judge Fred Biery To access the above audible hearing, please call 1 (669) 254-5252. When prompted for Meeting ID, enter 160 045 7547 #.