Court Resources

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas entered into Administrative Order 7 on September 24 regarding court operations during the pandemic.




U.S. District Court Western District of Arkansas Administrative Order No. 2020-11



The ABOTA COVID-19 Task Force: Guidance for Conducting Civil Jury Trials During the COVID-19 Pandemic 

 

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas will continue operating on the basis of the Administrative Order dated March 16, 2020 until further notice.  To review the court’s full announcement, please click the link below:

Updated Announcement Effective July 20, 2020




Admin Order 2020-8 Court Operations during the COVID-19 Pandemic - 06/29/2020

Admin Order 2020-7 Court Operations during the COVID-19 Pandemic - 06/29/2020

Admin Order 2020-6 Court Operations during the COVID-19 Pandemic - 06/29/2020




Supreme Court Per Curiam June 11, 2020
In Re Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Dissenting opinion.




IN THE LITTLE ROCK DISTRICT COURT SECOND DIVISION (State District 31, Pulaski County, Little Rock 2)  May 28, 2020

In re Issuance of Bar-Membership Cards and payment of Fees for Certificates of Good Standing May 29, 2020


Administrative Order 2020-5 signed by Chief Judge Hickey on May 21, 2020, extending the moratorium on in-court proceedings in this District to July 6, 2020.


MEDIA ADVISORY AND NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC FROM LITTLE ROCK DISTRICT COURT— CRIMINAL (1st Div.)  Friday, May 15, 2020


 6th Judicial Circuit Update May 14, 2020

 Updated Announcement to the Bar and Public Concerning Court Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic: The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas will continue operating on the basis of the Administrative Order dated March 16, 2020 up until at least July 1, 2020.  To review the court’s full announcement dated May 11, 2020, please click the link below:
COVID-19 Announcement


IN RE RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC, 2020, Ark. 186

IN RE RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC: AMENDMENT TO COURT RULES - 2020 Ark. 164 - 04/28/2020

 



The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas will continue operating on the basis of the Administrative Order dated March 16, 2020 up until at least June 1, 2020.  To review the court's full announcement dated April 28, 2020, please click the link below:



April 23, 2020:
Arkansas Supreme Court  Per curiam opinion In Re Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic



April 21, 2020

Administrative Order No. 2020-4 extending the moratorium on trials previously entered in Administrative Order No. 2020-1.

April 17, 2020
The Court has entered Administrative Order Five about operations during the COVID-19 Pandemic.



April 3, 2020
In the Arkansas Supreme Court  Per curiam opinions

In Re Response To The Covid-19 Pandemic, 2020 Ark. 125

            This per curiam authorizes counsel to move for reasonable extensions based upon the pandemic.

opinions.arcourts.gov/ark/supremecourt/en/466075/1/...


March 31, 2020
Administrative Order Three - Court Operations During The Covid-19 Pandemic

The Court has entered another Administrative Order about operations during the COVID-19 Pandemic.  If the defendant consents, the Court has authorized expanded use of video teleconferencing, and telephone conferencing if video conferencing is unavailable, in preliminary criminal proceedings, including felony pleas and felony sentencings.  Administrative Order Three is here.


JDDC Executive Director Statement to the Arkansas Judiciary March 26, 2020
https://us.workplace.datto.com/filelink/6a152-d296623-4a0bfc0be2-2

Arkansas Supreme Court Per Curiam In Re Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic 2020
https://opinions.arcourts.gov/ark/supremecourt/en/item/466075/index.do

Arkansas Judiciary Closings, Cancellations & Changes
https://www.arcourts.gov/news/judiciary-closings-cancellations-changes

Supreme Court Building Closed
https://opinions.arcourts.gov/ark/supremecourt/en/item/466075/index.do

Emergency Order Deferring Requests for Writs of Possession
https://us.workplace.datto.com/filelink/6a152-d1ec963-a824cfaf5b-2


Administrative Office of the Courts
https://www.arcourts.gov/arkansas-supreme-court-statement-novel-coronavirus-outbreak-and-courts

Western District of Arkansas
https://www.arwd.uscourts.gov/news/administrative-orders-–-court-operations-during-covid-19-pandemic-and-courthouse-entry

Eastern District of Arkansas
https://www.are.uscourts.gov/news/administrative-order-two-court-operations-during-covid-19-pandemic

U.S. Court Closings, Cancellations and Restrictions Due to COVID-19

https://www.paulhastings.com/about-us/advice-for-businesses-in-dealing-with-the-expanding-coronavirus-events/u.s.-court-closings-cancellations-and-restrictions-due-to-covid-19