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William Jay Riley of Omaha, Nebraska, will step down as chief judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on March 10, 2017. He will remain in active service on the court.

Judge Riley became chief judge on April 1,...

March 15, 2017

Amendments to Local Rules 2004-1, 2004-2, 2016-1, 3012-1 and 7041-1, Local Form 2016-1 and new Local Form 3012-1 effective March 1, 2017

Please see attached announcement for details.

February 27, 2017