Federal District Court Operations and Hurricane Rita

Chief United States District Judge William J. Zloch directed that United States District Court operations in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beach and Fort Pierce resume at the regular time on Wednesday, September 21. All staff at these locations should report for work at that time. The Federal courthouse in Key West will remain closed to the public and jurors have been or soon will be instructed to call in for further reporting instructions. Please check the Courtís website at www.flsd.uscourts.gov for any changes to these instructions.

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 20, 2005, at 2:30 p.m.