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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.
The September 2018 Attorney newsletter has been released.
Click here for news about E-Government Act documents and the Tip of the Month
The August edition contains information on Motions to Seal and other electronic filing tips.
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This edition contains information about Transcripts, MacOS, and court proceedings recordings.
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This edition contains news about Interpreters, Translators and CJA E-Voucher
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SCAM TARGETING LOCAL RESIDENTS
Citizens being told to send money for not reporting for jury duty.
U.S. Attorney Parsons wants citizens to know the claims being made in these calls and emails are totally false and, if...
This edition includes news about:
sealed docket entries vs sealed documents, certificates of services and more
The judges of the Eighth Circuit courts invite you to join them August 15 - 17, 2018, at
the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa, for the Judicial Conference. This is a full
conference for all judges and members of the Bar. Please...
The news includes information regarding electronic filing, unopposed motions, facility info and more!
Click here to access the April 13, 2018 News
On behalf of the United States District Court for the District of South Dakota, Chief Judge Jeffrey Viken announced today that the Court selected Daneta Wollmann to be the full-time magistrate judge in Rapid City effective April 1, 2018.
The March attorney newletter has been sent out,
Please take a minute to review it here.
Please take time to read the February Attorney Newsletter.
Please take time to read the January Attorney Newsletter.
A Criminal Justice Act (CJA) eVoucher application upgrade has been scheduled
CJA eVoucher will be down: 7:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Eastern Time
Saturday, January 20, 2018
IMPACT: The CJA eVoucher system will
U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota
Announces the Retirement of Clerk of Court Joseph A. Haas
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Louisiana native Beth Cenac never thought she would be the target of a jury scam.
More information is available here
An Order establishing a Merit Selection Panel has been issued by Judge Viken.
The Panel will advise the Court on the selection of a new Full-Time U.S. Magistrate Judge to
serve in Rapid City. Click here for...
A substantially updated CM/ECF User Manual and Administrative Procedures document is now available and accessible on the district court's home page.
Please click here to access the updated document
ACCESS TO CRIMINAL DOCUMENTS AND TRANSCRIPTS: In order to protect the safety of inmates regardless of their cooperation with the government, as well as the integrity of ongoing criminal investigations or related prosecutions, the Court is...
A new Standing Order has been posted regarding access to criminal case documents and transcripts
Please go here to view the Order
SCAM TARGETING LOCAL RESIDENTS
Citizens are being told to send money for not reporting for jury duty
U.S. Attorney Seiler wants citizens to know the claims being made in these calls are totally false and,
if contacted, citizens...
NEW CM/ECF CIVIL EVENT: Last December, Rule 84 of the Federal Rules of
Civil Procedure was abrogated (repealed) together with the related Appendix of
Forms. As a result, the court will no longer issue an Order for...