News & Announcements

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Wed, 2014-05-07


Hyperlinks to CM/ECF documents are now permissible and encouraged.  By using hyperlinks in briefs and other papers filed in CM/ECF, attorneys promote efficiency and better advocacy.  The Clerk's Office will provide instructional...

Tue, 2014-04-15

The Revised CJA application Form is now available.  Attorneys desiring to remain on the regular panel or training panel are required to reapply by May 31,...

Tue, 2014-04-08

Please use the following link to access a video about Sealed/Confidential Filings in CM/ECF.  Please contact the Clerk's Office with any questions about this vides or...

Fri, 2014-04-04

Please be advised that the CM/ECF Users Manual for CM/ECF has been updated.  You can click on this link to view the updated manual.

Thu, 2014-04-03

Please be advied that the Administrative Policies Manual for CM/ECF has been updated.  You can click on this link to view the updated manual.

Mon, 2014-03-03


The Amended Local Civil and Criminal Rules for the Middle District of North Carolina became effective March 1, 2014.  One of the most significant changes to the rules relates to the procedure for filing sealed documents.  To provide...

Mon, 2014-02-10


Please find the below documentation related to the amendants to the Local Civil and Criminal Rules, which will be effective March 1, 2014.

Wed, 2014-01-01




January 1, 2014

FROM :             Panel Selection Committee

SUBJECT:       New CJA Plan


Wed, 2013-10-02



Public Notice of Proposed Local Rule Changes

With appreciation to the Local Rules...