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.

Tue, 12/21/2021

The U.S. District Court will be closed on Friday, December 24, 2021, and Friday, December 31, 2021, for the Christmas and New Years holidays. For Rule 6 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and any other federal rule governing the computation...

Mon, 11/15/2021

The U.S. District Court will be closed on Friday, November 26, 2021. For purposes of Rule 6 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and any other applicable Federal Rules governing the computation of time for filing with the District Court or...

Mon, 11/08/2021

The U.S. District Court, the U.S. Bankrupcty Court, and the Office of U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services will be closed on Thursday, November 11, for Veterans Day.

Fri, 10/22/2021

On October 22, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will hold a video oral argument at 1:00 pm in the consolidated cases of 21-cv-96 and 21-cv-306.

This hearing will be carried...

Wed, 10/06/2021

The U.S. District Court, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and the office of U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services will be closed for Columbus Day on Monday, October 11, 2021.

Fri, 09/17/2021

On September 21, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin will hold a video status conference at 9:00 AM in the consolidated cases of 21-cv-512 and 21-cv-534.

This hearing will be carried live on...

Tue, 06/01/2021

The U.S. District Court has amended its policy for wearing face masks inside the courthouse. A related administrative order is available here.

Thu, 03/25/2021

Congress has authorized the use of video and telephone conferencing for criminal events during the COVID-19 emergency. A related order of the U.S. District Court is available...

Tue, 12/29/2020

Congress has authorized the use of video and telephone conferencing for criminal events during the COVID-19 emergency. A related order of the U.S. District Court is available here.
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Wed, 12/16/2020

Because of the high rate of COVID-19 infection in Dane County and in the district, generally, the District Court has suspended civil and criminal jury trials through January 31, 2021. The court will continue operations, but the federal courthouse...

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