Announcements

31st Annual Virtual Judicial Conference

Registration is OPEN for the Court's 31st Annual Virtual Judicial Conference, taking place on October 15, 2020 via WebEx.

Click here for more details and registration.

 

U.S. Senate confirms Edward H. Meyers as Judge of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Edward H. Meyers, of Maryland, as a judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

Order Extending Restricted Access to the Courthouse until October 19, 2020

On September 11, 2020, the Chief Judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Court of Federal Claims issued a joint administrative order extending restricted access to the National Courts Building until October 19, 2020.

The full order can be found here.

Order Extending Restricted Access to the NCB until September 14, 2020

On August 13, 2020, the Chief Judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Court of Federal Claims issued a joint administrative order extending restricted access to the National Courts Building until September 14, 2020.

The full order can be found here.

Notice of Adoption of Amendments to Rules

On May 12, 2020, the court posted notice on its website advising of proposed amendments to its rules and inviting public comment on the proposed amendments by June 26, 2020. No comments were received. Accordingly, the court hereby adopts the amendments as proposed on its website on May 12, 2020.

Official Notice

Order Requiring Face Coverings in the National Courts Building

On July 13, 2020, the Chief Judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Court of Federal Claims issued a joint administrative order requiring face coverings in the National Courts Building until August 14, 2020.

The full order can be found here.

Order Restricting Access to the National Courts Building until August 14, 2020

On June 26, 2020, the Chief Judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the United States Court of Federal Claims issued a joint administrative order restricting access to the National Courts Building until August 14, 2020.

The full order can be found here.

Administrative Order re: In-Person Proceedings (Updated June 5, 2020)

On June 5, 2020, Chief Judge Margaret Sweeney amended the previous Order of May 12, 2020, extending the suspension of in-person proceedings until July 6, 2020.

You can read the full order here.

 

 

Court Closed through Monday, June 8, 2020

The National Courts Building will be inaccessible and the United States Court of Federal Claims will therefore be closed through Monday, June 8, 2020. For purposes of computation of time under Rule 6 of the Rules of the United States Court of Federal Claims (RCFC), Friday, June 5, 2020 and Monday, June 8, 2020 shall be treated in the same manner as a legal holiday. See RCFC 6(a)(6).

For more information, please see the General Order.

Prohibition on the Use of Zoom with Judiciary Resources

In accordance with guidance from the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, no federal judiciary resources — including court networks and court-issued laptops and devices — may be utilized for using Zoom.  Information on video conferencing tools available for conducting court proceedings can be provided by the presiding judicial officer.

For more information, please see the General Order.

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