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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.

Mon, 07/07/2014

The CM/ECF Electronic Case Filing Administrative Policy and Procedures Manual has been updated to allow hyperlinks in documents filed in CM/ECF.  To assist...

Thu, 06/26/2014

Through July 15, 2014, the CJA Panel Selection Committee will accept applications from interested attorneys who missed the original deadline.

Wed, 05/07/2014

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 materials...

Sat, 04/19/2014


At its September 2012 session, the Judicial Conference approved an amendent to the Distrct Court Miscellaneous Fee Schedule to add $50 administrative fee for filing a civil action, suit or proceeding in a district court.

Tue, 04/15/2014

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, 2014.  For further...

Fri, 04/04/2014

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, 04/03/2014

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, 03/03/2014

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, 02/10/2014

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

Wed, 01/01/2014



January 1, 2014

FROM :           Panel Selection Committee

SUBJECT:       New CJA Plan