CMECF will be unavailable beginning Friday, June 24, 2022 at 2pm until Monday, June 27, 2022 at 5am for necessary maintenance. Public filers will be unable to file documents during this time. Any documents due to be filed on Friday, June 24, 2022 will automatically be deemed timely if filed on Monday, June 27, 2022.
CLERK'S OFFICE REMAINS OPEN & OPERATIONAL DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit remains open and operational during the COVID-19 pandemic. Updated information regarding the Third Circuit Clerk’s Office operations is available. Please see Notice under News & Announcements for information and specifics.
Court Order Re: Highly Sensitive Documents
In response to recent widespread breaches of both private sector and government computer systems, federal courts are implementing new procedures to protect highly sensitive sealed documents (HSDs) filed with the courts. The Court has issued a standing order, dated February 23, 2021, detailing the court's policies and procedures for designating, filing, and maintaining highly sensitive documents.
Audio of Oral Arguments Live Streamed via YouTube. The live stream for arguments scheduled in the Maris and Seitz Courtrooms is made available several minutes before the start of argument. Audio, in full or in part, from any proceeding may not be recorded, broadcast, posted or reproduced in any form.