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.

Thu, 07/23/2020

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin has temporarily canceled all CVB hearings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. CVB hearings wil be rescheduled when the courthouse resumes normal operations. The Central Violations Bureau...

Fri, 07/17/2020

The U.S. District Court is seeking a full-time  case manager/courtroom deputy to work in the clerk's office in Madison, Wisconsin. The position operates in a team environment and must handle all aspects of judicial support. Duties include...

Thu, 07/16/2020

Congress has passed legislation authorizing the use of video and telephone conferencing for criminal events during the COVID-19 emergency.  The District Court has issued an administrative order on this topic, available...

Thu, 07/16/2020

To limit the spread of coronavirus, the U.S. Courthouse will be closed to the general public July 17-24, 2020. All in-person proceedings during the closure will be rescheduled. The court will continue to monitor conditions in the community, and...

Fri, 07/10/2020

The U.S. District Court is seeking Open Market price quotes for the provision and installation of carpeting in chambers (RFQ 20-01); acoustical wall covering, bench seat reupholstery, and carpeting in Courtroom 460 (RFQ 20-02); and furniture in...

Wed, 07/08/2020

The U.S. District Court is seeking a probation and pretrial services officer to work in Madison or Eau Claire, Wisconsin. The position is open until filled, with preference given to applications received by July 31, 2020. For more information,...

Mon, 06/29/2020

To limit the spread of coronavirus, the court orders that everyone entering the courthouse must wear masks or suitable facial coverings in all public areas of the courthouse. A related administrative order is available...

Tue, 03/24/2020

In response to the coronavirus emergency, the court has suspended all jury trials through May 18, 2020. The court has also rescheduled all in-person hearings until after May 18, 2020, subject to case-by-case exceptions justified by extraordinary...

Thu, 03/19/2020

As of March 19, the clerks's office remains open to the public, subject to limitations aimed at maintaining the public health. A full statement is available here....

Wed, 03/18/2020

An updated statement...

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