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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response - Information and Announcements

Effective March 17, 2020: The United States District Court for the District of Columbia is limiting court operations in consideration of the exigent circumstances created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19: Continuity of Operations Plan for COVID-19 Pandemic (with Appendices)  Link to Updated Appendix 7  (October 27, 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-75: Second extension of authorization for use of video teleconference and teleconferencing for certain criminal and juvenile delinquency proceedings (September 23, 2020)

COVID-19: Continuity of Operations Plan for COVID-19 Pandemic (with Appendices)  Link to Updated Appendix 7  (September 11, 2020)

Court Operations: Transition to Phase 2 Beginning September 14, 2020  (September 11, 2020)

COVID-19: Continuity of Operations Plan for COVID-19 Pandemic (with Appendices)  Link to Updated Appendix 8  (August 10, 2020)

Courthouse Visitor Entry Requirements: Temperature Check and Face Mask  (August 10, 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-68: Fourth further extension of postponed court proceedings due to ongoing exigent circumstances caused by COVID-19 pandemic  (August 10, 2020)

COVID-19: Continuity of Operations Plan for COVID-19 Pandemic (with Appendices)  (July 15, 2020)

COVID-19: Public Summary of COOP Plan  (July 15, 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-62: Third Further Extension of Postponed Court Proceedings Due to Ongoing Exigent Circumstances Caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic  (July 9, 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-55: Partial Sequestration of Grand Juries 19-1, 19-5 and 20-1 for Purposes of Providing Lunch and Minimize Risk of Exposure to and Community Transmission of COVID-19  (June 30, 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-54: First Extension of Authorization for Use of Video Teleconferencing and Teleconferencing for Certain Criminal and Juvenile Delinquency Proceedings  (June 30, 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-30: Reporting to the U.S. Marshals Service of COVID-19 status of defendants detained per order of this Court and housed in the DC Department of Corrections  (May 28, 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-29: Extension of Postponed Court Proceedings  (May 26. 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-27: Administrative and Civil Forfeiture Proceedings  (May 5, 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-26: Face Coverings or Masks  (April 27, 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-20: Public and Media Access to Judicial Proceedings during COVID-19 Pandemic  (April 8, 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-19: Extension of Postponed Court Proceedings  (April 2, 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-18: Suspension of Process Service by U.S. Marshals Service  (March 31, 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-17: Use of Teleconferencing and Videoconferencing  (March 30, 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-13: The Temporary Suspension of Exclusive Authority to Administer the Oath of Allegiance to New Citizens (March 23, 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-12: Interim Voucher for CJA  (March 23, 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-9: Court Operations  (March 17, 2020)

COVID-19 Standing Order 20-8: Entrance Protocols  (March 13, 2020)

Notice – Restricted Access to Courthouse  (March 12, 2020)

 

Link to Public and Media Access to Court Proceedings during COVID-19 Emergency

Link to COVID-19 Clerk's Office Operations Information

Link to COVID-19 Jury Information

Link to COVID-19 Continuity of Operations Plan for COVID-19 Pandemic (with Appendices)

Link to Judiciary Preparedness for the Coronavirus (COVID-19)