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Court Announcements and News: 2021

Today the US District Court – Eastern Missouri released reports detailing its caseload, significant events, and activities over the course of the year 2020. The first report covers January-June 2020 and the second covers July-December 2020.
February 9, 2021
The current term of the office of United States Magistrate Abbie S. Crites-Leoni expires on February 28, 2022. The United States District Court is required to appoint a panel of citizens to consider the reappointment of the magistrate judge to a new...
February 1, 2021
The current term of the office of United States Magistrate Judge Noelle C. Collins expires on November 30, 2021. The United States District Court is required to appoint a panel of citizens to consider the reappointment of the magistrate judge to a...
February 1, 2021
Today Chief Judge Rodney W. Sippel signed an Order declaring certain documents as Highly Sensitive Documents (HSDs), and creating a filing and retention process for those documents outside of the electronic case management system. The accompanying...
January 14, 2021
The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts has provided notice of serious security vulnerabilities in CM/ECF that greatly risk compromising highly sensitive non-public documents stored on CM/ECF, particularly sealed filings. An apparent compromise...
January 7, 2021
Have you ever wondered why some cases are heard in federal court and others are heard in state court? Missourians now can learn the answer directly from judges, thanks to a comprehensive new civic education program created by the U.S. District Court...
January 5, 2021
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI SELECTS JUDGE SHIRLEY MENSAH TO SERVE AS CHIEF MAGISTRATE JUDGE, THANKS JUDGE NANNETTE BAKER FOR SERVICE AS CHIEF MAGISTRATE JUDGE United States Magistrate Judge Shirley Mensah will...
January 4, 2021