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.

Wed, 11/13/2013

At its September 2013 session, the Judicial Conference approved the following changes to the federal court miscellaneous fee schedules effective December 1, 2013:
 
1) Increased the Notice of Appeals filing fee from $455 to $505....

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Tue, 08/20/2013

In various parts of the United States, citizens are being targeted by phone calls and threatened with prosecution for failing to comply with jury service in federal or state courts.  In the calls, the threat of a fine for shirking jury service is...

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Thu, 03/28/2013

Effective May 1, 2013, a $50.00 general administrative fee will be required when filing a civil action, suit, or proceeding in all district courts. This fee is in additionto the $350.00 filing fee and was authorized by the Judicial Conference at...

Fri, 02/22/2013

The CM/ECF filing system for the Western District of Kentucky will be unavailable on March 2, 2013 starting at 6:00 a.m. EST so that the Clerk’s Office can upgrade to CM/ECF Version 6.1. While we anticipate that the upgrade process will be...

Fri, 12/21/2012

Beginning January 5, 2013, on the first Saturday of every month, CM/ECF will be unavailable due to regular system maintenance between 6:00 A.M. - 8:00 A.M. Eastern Time.

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Tue, 07/24/2012

 Now available to the public is an RSS feed of recent filings in the Electronic Case Filing...

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