Skip to main content


Northern District of Texas

Barbara M.G. Lynn, Chief Judge
Karen Mitchell, Clerk of Court

News & Announcements

You are here

| Announcement
The Northern District of Texas 2020 Summer Teachers Institute has been canceled due to the exigent circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Questions? Kim Schaefer, CJA Attorney, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Texas,... more
| Announcement
Rates: Effective January 1, 2020, the hourly rates for CJA appointed counsel have been increased to $152 (non-capital) and $195 (capital). The non-capital case compensation maximums have therefore increased as follows: $11,800 (previously $11,500)... more
| Announcement
Congress has taken no action on the proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, and Criminal Procedure, the Rules of Evidence, the Rules Governing Section 2254 Cases in the United States District Courts, and the Rules... more
| Announcement
A joint working group consisting of NDTX representatives for the United States Attorney’s Office, the Federal Defender’s Office, and the United States District Court has prepared the following standard protocol to encourage best practices for the... more
| Announcement
Pursuant to its authority under sections 1913, 1914, 1926, 1930, and 1932 of Title 28, United States Code, the Judicial Conference, at its September 17, 2019 session, amended the Electronic Public Access Fee Schedule for the appellate, district, and... more
| Announcement
The current term of the office of United States Magistrate Judge David L. Horan at Dallas is due to expire on November 20, 2020. The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is required by law to establish a panel of citizens... more