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Encyclopedia > United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana is a federal court in the Fifth Circuit with facilities in New Orleans and Houma. New Orleans is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... Houma can refer to: Houma, Louisiana, in the United States Houma, Shanxi, in China Houma Tribe - A Native American group This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ...


The U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana represents the United States in civil and criminal litigation in the court.


This district's jurisdiction comprises the following parishes: Assumption, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne and Washington. Assumption Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Jefferson Parish is a parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Lafourche Parish is a parish located in the south of the state of Louisiana. ... New Orleans (French: Nouvelle-Orléans) is the largest city in the state of Louisiana, United States of America. ... Plaquemines Parish is a parish located in the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... Location Location of St. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... St. ... Tangipahoa Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Terrebonne Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Washington Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ...


The New Orleans facilities have been shut down due to Hurricane Katrina, and have likely experienced extensive damage. Hurricane Katrina was the costliest and one of the deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States. ...


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The United States District Court for the District of Alaska is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Alaska. ... The United States District Court for the District of Arizona is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Arizona. ... The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California (commonly referred to as the CDCA or CACD) is the U.S. district court serving some 17 million people in southern and central California, making it the largest federal judicial district by population. ... The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California is composed of six divisions. ... The United States District Court for the Northern District of California is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Marin, Mendocino, Monterey, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Sonoma. ... The United States District Court for the District of Colorado is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Colorado. ... The United States District Court for the District of Connecticut is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Connecticut. ... The United States District Court for the District of Delaware is the Federal district court having jurisdiction over the entire state of Delaware. ... The United States District Court for the District of Columbia is the United States District Court that hears cases originating in the District of Columbia under Federal law. ... The United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida serves the residents of thirty-five counties from eight courthouses. ... The United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the following counties: Broward, Dade, Highlands, Indian River, Martin, Monroe, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, and St. ... The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia serves the residents of forty-six counties. ... The United States District Court for the District of Hawaii is the principal trial court of the United States Federal Court System in the state of Hawaii. ... The U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois serves the residents of forty-six counties from its four courthouses. ... The United States District Court for the District of Kansas is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Kansas. ... The U.S. District Court for the District of Maine is the U.S. district court for the state of Maine. ... The United States District Court for the District of Maryland is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Maryland. ... The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is the state of Massachusetts. ... The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan is the Federal district court with jurisdiction consisting of the eastern portion of the state of Michigan. ... The main courthouse in Minneapolis The United States District Court for the District of Minnesota is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Minnesota. ... The United States District Court for the District of Montana is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Montana exclusive of Yellowstone National Park. ... The United States District Court for the District of Nebraska is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Nebraska. ... The United States District Court for the District of Nevada is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Nevada. ... The United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of New Hampshire. ... The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of New Jersey. ... The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the following counties: New York, Bronx, Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Orange, Dutchess, and Sullivan. ... The United States District Court for the Western District of New York is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the following counties: Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Chemung, Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Monroe, Niagara, Ontario, Orelans, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, Wyoming, and Yates. ... The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio is the federal trial court for the northern half of Ohio. ... The United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio is one of two United States district courts in Ohio and includes forty-eight of the states eighty-eight counties. ... The United States District Court for the District of Oregon is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Oregon. ... The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania is one of the original 13 federal judiciary districts created by the Judiciary Act of 1789, and originally sat in Independence Hall in Philadelphia as the U.S. District Court for the District of Pennsylvania. ... The Middle District of Pennsylvania Seal The Middle District of Pennsylvania The United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania was created in 1901 by subdividing the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and the United States District Court for the Western District of... The United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. ... The United States District Court for the District of Rhode Island is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Rhode Island. ... The United States District Court for the District of South Carolina is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of South Carolina. ... The United States District Court for the District of South Dakota, is the United States District Court or the Federal district court, whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of South Dakota. ... The United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas is part of the Fifth Circuit, which includes Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. ... The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas (W.D.Tex) is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the counties in the Western part of the state of Texas. ... The United States District Court for the District of Utah is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is the state of Utah. ... The United States District Court for the District of Vermont is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Vermont. ... The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia is a United States district court seated in the following locations in Virginia: Alexandria Newport News Norfolk Richmond The people are represented in this court by the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. ... The United States District Court for the District of Wyoming is the Federal district court whose jurisdiction is comprised of the state of Wyoming and those portions of Yellowstone National Park situated in Montana and Idaho. ...


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State of Louisiana,*fn45 to the effect that Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA")*fn46 does validly abrogate the States' Eleventh Amendment immunity, controls our decision today with respect to the validity of Congress's abrogation of State sovereign immunity by enacting subsection (D).
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The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, Frederick J.R. Heebe, J., 856 F.Supp.
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