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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.

Fri, 07/12/2024
Plaintiff has moved for the appointment of counsel. Doc. 90. “The court may request an attorney to represent any person unable to afford counsel.” 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(1). The statute, however, does not allow the court to require or “appoint” an... Read More
Wed, 03/13/2024
The 2024 Eleventh Circuit Judicial Conference will take place 9 - 10 May 2024 at the Grand Hotel in Point Clear, Alabama. The Conference is being convened by the judges of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit (Alabama, Florida, and Georgia) to consider the... Read More
Thu, 11/02/2023
Before the Court is Plaintiff’s “Motion of Inquiry,” which “seeks to consult” the Court about the Local Rules related to pretrial matters. ECF Doc. 107. The Court will direct the clerk to terminate the “Motion” because it does not contain a... Read More
Thu, 09/21/2023
Defendant is currently proceeding pro se in this 28 U.S.C. § 1338 copyright infringement case. On September 21, 2023, the Court held a telephonic hearing to discuss matters currently pending in this case. (See Doc. 76). During that hearing,... Read More
Tue, 07/25/2023
The Pensacola Naturalization Ceremony for the remaining candidates will be held Thursday, July 27th at 3:00 pm with check in at 2:00 pm.  Court staff will direct the families to the family seating area in the center Gallery Area of Courtroom 5.  The... Read More
Thu, 07/20/2023
The United States District Court for the Northern District of Florida will hold a Naturalization Ceremony Friday, July 21, 2023, at 10:00 A.M. in the 5th floor courtroom at the United States Courthouse, One North Palafox Street, Pensacola, Florida.... Read More
Thu, 07/06/2023
The federal courthouse in Tallahassee, Florida was renamed in honor of the late Judge Joseph W. Hatchett, a trailblazing jurist who was among the first African Americans appointed to the federal bench in the South. The naming ceremony for the Joseph... Read More
Wed, 06/21/2023
The U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building located at 111 North Adams Street in Tallahassee will be officially renamed the Joseph Woodrow Hatchett U.S. Courthouse and Federal Building, in recognition of the civil rights pioneer and distinguished judge... Read More
Mon, 05/22/2023
Plaintiff is an inmate of the Florida Department of Corrections currently proceeding pro se. Plaintiff was initially represented by counsel, but counsel withdrew after filing Plaintiff’s pretrial documents. (Docs. 29, 31, 35, 40). The Court ordered... Read More
Fri, 04/21/2023
This is a notice of an opportunity to provide pro bono representation in a case ready to be set for jury trial in Pensacola. The case is Jones v. Schwarz, et al., Case No. 3:18cv155-MCR-MJF. Plaintiff, an inmate in the custody of the Florida... Read More