United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama

United States District Court
Southern District of Alabama

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US District Court

William H. Steele, Chief Judge
Charles R. Diard, Jr., Clerk of Court

The United States Courts are an independent, national judiciary providing fair and impartial justice within the jurisdiction conferred by the Constitution and Congress. As an equal branch of government, the federal judiciary preserves and enhances its core values as the courts meet changing national and local needs.

Court Notices:

New Local Rules - Effective August 1, 2015

- July 23, 2015

The Judges of the U. S. District Court, Southern District of Alabama, with assistance from a Local Rules Advisory Committee of the Bar, have developed new Local Rules governing practice in this District. The new local rules, which may be accessed through the link below, will become effective without further notice on August 1, 2015.

SDAL Local Rules (PDF)

New/Modified Documents:

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