June 29, 2020
Eastern District of California’s Judicial Emergency Exacerbated by the Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic

 

As the Senate Judiciary Committee meets Tuesday, June 30, 2020 to address the Judicial Conference’s recommendation for more judgeships, the Eastern District of California continues to experience a long-standing judicial emergency now exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic...

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June 28, 2020
New PACER Website

New PACER Website

Check out PACER’s newly redesigned, informational and resource website, https://pacer.uscourts.gov.

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June 1, 2020
Judge John F. Moulds III 1938-2020

Retired U.S. Magistrate Judge John F. Moulds III, who served the Eastern District of California with great distinction for thirty years and is remembered as the Dean of the Magistrate Judge bench, nationally and locally, died peacefully Friday morning, May 29, 2020. He had just recently turned 82 years old....

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COVID-19: Courthouse Closure and Court Hearing Information

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California continues to closely monitor the national response to the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and will be following guidance provided by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AO), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and California Department of Public Health (CDPH). 

Clerk's Office Reduced Phone Hours: 
Sacramento   9:00am - 1:00pm
Fresno            9:00am - 12:00pm
OR email 9:00am to 4:00pm to:
(and we will promptly respond)
Sac-Info@caed.uscourts.gov
Fresno-Info@caed.uscourts.gov

 

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Pro Se Help Days 2020

Pro Se Help Days 2020- March 6th, September 4th, & December 4th. United States Federal Courthouse, 501 I Street, 1st Floor, Sacramento, CA.  Come talk to McGeorge and UC Davis law students and professors, as well as local practitioners, for pro bono assistance with your case or a case you anticipate filing in the Eastern District. 

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February 6, 2020
Two Judicial Vacancies Exacerbate Caseload Pressure

Two Judicial Vacancies Exacerbate Caseload Pressures in Eastern District’s Fresno Division

As of February 3, 2020, the Eastern District of California has two judicial vacancies. The vacancies are created by District Judge Morrison C. England’s having taken senior status in December 2019 and District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill’s assuming inactive senior status on February 2, 2020. As a result, District Judge Dale A. Drozd is the only judge hearing criminal cases in the court’s Fresno Division...

 

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