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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.

November 8, 2019

The November 2019 Attorney Newsletter is available here

October 29, 2019

CM/ECF and E-Juror services will be unavailable on the following date due to system maintenance.
5:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Eastern Time on Sunday, November 23, 2019

We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

October 18, 2019

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October 11, 2019

The October 2019 Attorney Newsletter is now available here

October 3, 2019

Members of the media requesting special permissions or exceptions to the protocols in Standing Order 18-03 regarding cellular and electronic devices should refer to the Media Information page and fill out the form...

September 17, 2019

Chief Judge Viken has issued an order regarding the use of electronics for the upcoming trial in USA v Weber (17-50033)

September 13, 2019

The September 2019 Attorney Newsletter is available here

August 26, 2019

When an advisory committee recommends an amendment to the rules, it must obtain the approval of the Judicial Conference Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure to publish the proposed amendment for public comment. ...

August 7, 2019

CJA eVoucher will be unavailable 8:00 A.M. to Noon Eastern Time on Saturday, August 10, 2019

July 12, 2019

The July 2019 Attorney Newsletter is available here

June 14, 2019

The June 2019 Attorney Newsletter is available here

May 10, 2019

The May 2019 Attorney newsletter is available here

April 30, 2019

A new standing order has been posted regarding Discovery Materials in the District of South Dakota
Please review the order here

April 12, 2019

The April 2019 Attorney Newsletter is now available here

March 8, 2019

The March 2019 Newsletter is now available here

February 8, 2019

The February 2019 Attorney Newsletter is now available here

January 14, 2019

The Attorney Newsletter for January is now available here

December 14, 2018

Click here for this months' news including Courtroom Technology and Public Calendar Info

October 12, 2018

This month's edition includes information on the NEW Bill of Costs Guide, electronic signatures and more.

September 17, 2018

The September 2018 Attorney newsletter has been released.
Click here for news about E-Government Act documents and the Tip of the Month

August 10, 2018

The August edition contains information on Motions to Seal and other electronic filing tips.
Please click here to access the newsletter.

July 13, 2018

This edition contains information about Transcripts, MacOS, and court proceedings recordings.
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June 8, 2018

This edition contains news about Interpreters, Translators and CJA E-Voucher
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May 18, 2018

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...