Important Announcement

Attention CM/ECF and PACER Users:

The D.C. Circuit's CM/ECF system will be unavailable due to maintenance from 5:45 p.m. ET on Friday, December 2, 2022, until approximately 9:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, December 4, 2022.

In order to meet statutory deadlines, ECF filers may submit case-initiating documents via email to during this time period. Case participants and counsel who need to e-file other documents should plan accordingly and may submit their documents without penalty on the first business day after the maintenance has been completed.

Mask Policy

Effective October 17, 2022, the document at this link describes the mask policy in the public areas of the courthouse and courtrooms.

COVID-19 Response - Information and Announcements

All information and announcements from the Court of Appeals regarding its COVID-19 response can be found on the page at this link.

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