Wednesday, January 24, 2018
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF LOUISIANA
NOTICE OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO LOCAL RULES
Pursuant to Rule 83 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, public notice is hereby given of proposed amendments to LR 10.2 for the United States District Court, Western District of Louisiana. The original wording that is proposed to be amended in these rules is shown as stricken below and will be replaced by the underlined wording as follows:
LR10.2 Consolidated Cases
Unless otherwise ordered by the court, where cases are consolidated, whether for trial only or otherwise, the caption of all papers filed after consolidation shall list first the name and docket number of the lowest numbered case in the group, with words indicative of the consolidation. This shall be followed by a listing of the names and docket numbers of only those cases to which the
paper filing applies. Attomeys shall fmnish copies ofpapets filed aeeotding to the numbe1 ofeases to which the papets apply.
The caption of the lowest numbered case will serve as the identifying caption during the pendency of the consolidation and will continue to be used even if that particular case is closed.
Comments on these amendments may be made in writing addressed to the Clerk of Court, Tony R. Moore, 800 Lafayette Street, Suite 2100, Lafayette, LA 70501, before February 25, 2018.