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Tue, 07/09/2019

Letter from Chief United States District Judge

Please plan to attend the following events: 

August 6, 11:25 – 1:00 pm at Captain Cook Hotel


Mon, 07/08/2019

Jessica Yang, Natalie Fraser, Honorable Chief Judge Timothy M. Burgess, Olivia Tafs, Scott Santaella.

On May 29th, 2019...

Tue, 07/02/2019

The United States District Court for the District of Alaska will be closed on Thursday and Friday, July 4th and 5th in observance of America's...

Wed, 06/26/2019

L to R: Honorees Marcelo Rodriguez (2nd), Anna Russell (9th).

The achievements of two federal court librarians are being nationally recognized by the American...

Thu, 05/23/2019

A Ceremony Celebrating the Alaska District Winners for the Ninth Circuit Civics Contest:

A focus on the Fourth Amendment in the 21st Century.

May 28...

Mon, 04/15/2019

The Order of Progression issued at the beginning of criminal cases requires that counsel include a statement regarding the Speedy Trial Act (STA) when motions may have STA implications.

Read the full letter:


Tue, 01/15/2019


This matter is before the Court due to the lapse of congressional appropriations funding the federal government, including...

Fri, 12/28/2018

General Order Holding in Abeyance Civil Matters Involving the United States as a Party

Miscellaneous General Order NO. 18-11

This matter is before the Court due to the lapse of...

Thu, 12/27/2018

Despite a partial government shutdown, the Federal Judiciary will remain open and continue operations.

Most proceedings and deadlines will occur as scheduled and CMECF will remain in operation for electronic filing of documents.