Comment Period Extended for Proposed Amendments to USDC Local Rules The comment period for proposed amendments to the Local Rules of the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, has been extended to Aug. 18. Amendments are proposed for Rules 47.5, 67.1 and 67.2 of Local Civil Rules and for Local Criminal Rules (adding Local Criminal Rule 23.2). All comments must be submitted in writing. Written comments may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to: Clerk, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 500 Poydras St., Room C-151, New Orleans, LA 70130. The order and amended notices may be reviewed on the court's website: http://www.laed.uscourts.gov/.