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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.
NEWS FROM U.S. DISTRICT COURT.
Please take a few moments to read the January 2018 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...
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Civil Procedure was abrogated (repealed) together with the related Appendix of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...
The federal court system will be upgrading its financial management system effective May 9, 2016
Please review the following important information
Click here for Financial System...
An updated CM-ECF User Manual and Administrative Procedures document is now available.
It can be viewed or downloaded here...
The CJA eVoucher Test, Training, and Production databases will be unavailable from 8:00 a.m.December 12, 2015 until 11:00 p.m. December 13, 2015.
Verdict reached in case 11-5052 (Sturgis)
Please click here to access the Verdict document
NEW MAGISTRATE JUDGE IN RAPID CITY: The Court is pleased to announce that on March 6th Judge Daneta Wollmann was sworn in to serve as United States Magistrate Judge in Rapid City. Judge Wollmann is a graduate of Purdue University and the...
ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFFS' MOTIONS FOR PARTIAL SUMMARY JUDGMENT FINDING STATE COURT JUDGE AND OTHER OFFICIALS FAILED TO FOLLOW THE INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT AND THE DUE PROCESS CLAUSE OF THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT is...
CM/ECF has been upgraded to Version 6.1.
Click here for more information on the features included in the new upgrade, including Mobile Query.
The mobile PACER Case...
THIS NEWSLETTER IS SPECIFICALLY FOR ATTORNEYS WHO REPRESENT CRIMINAL
DEFENDANTS IN THE UNITED STATES COURT FOR SOUTH DAKOTA.
Beginning Wednesday, October 15, 2014, the Probation Office will start filing Presentence Reports (PSRs) and...