You are here

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.

Fri, 2018-11-16

The District Court will be closed on the following days in 2018-2019:

Thursday, November 22, 2018
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Mon, 2018-10-22

The United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana is accepting applications for the position of full-time Courtroom Deputy Clerk II.  This position is in the Hammond Division and will be assigned to the incoming Magistrate...

Wed, 2018-09-19

The Hammond Clerk's Office will be closed on Monday afternoon, September 24th, starting at noon CST, for the
Honorable Judge Rudy Lozano's Memorial Service.

Fri, 2018-09-14

A service in memory of The Honorable Rodolfo “Rudy” Lozano, Senior District Court Judge of the United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana, will be held on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. (CDT) in Judge Lozano’s 4th Floor...

Mon, 2018-08-13

The Judges of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana announce that they have selected Joshua P. Kolar to serve as a United States Magistrate Judge for the Court in the Hammond Division. Mr. Kolar will succeed the...

Fri, 2018-08-10

Effective September 1, 2018, a new fee of $31.00 per record provided will be charged for reproducing and transmitting, in any manner, a copy of an electronic record stored outside of the court's electronic case management system.

  • ...
Mon, 2018-05-07

 In various parts of the United States, including the Northern District of Indiana, citizens are being targeted by emails or phone calls threatening them with prosecution for failure to comply with jury service in federal court. The email or...

Sun, 2018-05-06

Louisiana native Beth Cenac never thought she would be the target of a jury scam. But when a stern voice on the telephone threatened to jail her for allegedly missing jury duty, Cenac was conned out of $3,000.  

Thu, 2018-03-29

The judiciary's Defender Services account received fiscal year 2018 funding in the "Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2018" to increase the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates from $132 to $140 for non-capital work and from $...