News and Announcements

 

2021 Law Day Photo Contest - Posted: 05/01/2021
The United States District Court, District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands is having a photo contest and offers middle and high school students a chance to win cash prizes.

Student Intern Vacancy Announcement - Posted: 04/20/2021
The United States District Court, District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands is seeking applicants for the position of "Student Intern."

2021 Civics Contest Deadline Extended - Posted: 03/30/2021
SAN FRANCISCO – The 2021 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest, an essay and video competition for high school students sponsored by federal courts of the western United States, has been extended.

Heather L. Kennedy Re-Appointed as Federal Magistrate Judge - Posted: 02/05/2021
Heather L. Kennedy has been re-appointed as Part-Time U.S. Magistrate Judge in the U.S. District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands.

CNMI House Resolution 21-40 - Posted: 01/14/2021
A House Resolution 21-40, Posthumously recognizing the life and legacy of the late Honorable Alfred Laureta, Esq., first Chief Judge for the U.S. District Court of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Local Judiciary Receives Tour of Federal Courthouse - Posted: 12/29/2020
Justices and Judges from the CNMI Judiciary received a tour of the newly built federal courthouse in Gualo Rai, Saipan on December 28, 2020.

Court Closure - Posted: 12/22/2020
The United States District Court, District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands will be closed for business on Thursday, December 24, 2020, in addition to the regularly scheduled federal holidays.

Inflationary Fee Increases - Posted: 11/21/2020
The Judicial Conference approved inflationary adjustments to fees on the appellate, district, and bankruptcy court miscellaneous fee schedules effective Tuesday, December 1, 2020.

Judge Alfred Laureta Remembrance - Posted: 11/21/2020
Judge Alfred Laureta, the first District Judge for the District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands passed away on Monday, November 16, 2020.

Court Closure - Posted: 11/17/2020
The District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands will be closed for business on Monday, November 23, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. through 4:30 p.m.

2021 Ninth Circuit Civics Contest - Posted: 11/12/2020
NORTHERN MARIANAS FEDERAL COURT COSPONSORS HIGH SCHOOL CIVICS CONTEST. A civics contest organized by the federal courts of the western United States offers high school students a chance to win cash prizes. The contest is open to high school students in nine western states and two Pacific island jurisdictions.

Virtual and In-Person Bankruptcy Seminar Series Part III - Posted: 11/10/2020
The District Courts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, in partnership with the Guam and CNMI Bar Associations, are pleased to host a Virtual and In-Person Bankruptcy Seminar Series Part III on Thursday, November 19, 2020 from 8:00 am to 10:00 a.m. (GMT +10) and is open to Guam and CNMI bar members.

Revocation of Temporary Waiver of Credit Counseling - Posted: 11/03/2020
The United States Trustee temporarily waived the credit counseling and personal financial management education requirements for individual bankruptcy filers in the District of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Virtual and In-Person Bankruptcy Seminar Series Part II - Posted: 10/19/2020
The District Courts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, in partnership with the Guam and CNMI Bar Associations, are pleased to host a virtual and in-person Bankruptcy Seminar Series Part II on Friday, October 30, 2020 from 8:00 am to 10:00 a.m. (GMT +10) and is open to attorneys and members of the public.

Court Closure - Posted: 10/14/2020
The District Court for the Northern Mariana Islands will be closed for business on Friday, October 16, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. through 4:30 p.m.