Q: I have filed a defamation lawsuit with the clerk, 3/23/2017. When can I expect a ruling?
Federal Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, suit v. City of New Orleans
A: You are getting far ahead of yourself. It sounds like you need some basic information on federal civil procedure and how the legal process works. You should contact the clerk of court and ask if they have information or pamphlets for self-represented litigants (also called "pro se" litigants). Read those carefully.
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