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Monday, March 30, 2020

General Order Authorizing Use of Video and Audio to Conduct Criminal Proceedings effective March 30, 2020

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

General Order Regarding Court Operations During the Public Health Emergency Caused By The COVID-19 Virus

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

General Order by Chief Judge L. Scott Coogler regarding Restrictions on Visitors to Courthouses in the Northern District of Alabama

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Are you waiting to surrender for a term of imprisonment?  Join us on Wednesday, September 12, 2018, 1:00 - 3:00 PM, as Bureau of Prisons staff along with individuals who have been released from prison share information about what to expect while in custody.

Thursday, December 11, 2014

In April 2014, the United States Sentencing Commission voted unanimously to reduce sentencing guidelines for most federal drug trafficking offenders. In July 2014, the Commission voted, again unanimously, to make this sentencing reduction retroactive (effective on November 1, 2014).

Monday, November 24, 2014

For information regarding the Department of Justice's new sentencing commutation initiative, defendants, offenders, or inmates should contact