Standing Order 21-15 Court Operations under the Exigent Circumstances Created by the Outbreak of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Vaccination & Testing Policy
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Request for Comments on Proposed Amendments to the Federal Rules and Forms—Opens August 6, 2021 and closes on February 16, 2022
Standing Order 21-14 Updated Entry Requirements and Mask and Social Distancing Policy for the Martin V.B. Bostetter, Jr. U.S. Courthouse
AUGUST 3, 2021
Effective August 2, 2021—In re: Updated Face Covering and Social Distancing in Courthouses Across the District
NORFOLK COURTHOUSE RE-OPENING
The Walter E. Hoffman U.S. Courthouse in Norfolk reopened on Monday, June 21, 2021. Please note that only one public elevator is available in conjunction with continuing...
Closure of Court on June 18, 2021, in Recognition of Juneteenth National Independence day, June 19, as a Legal Public Holiday
Federal law establishes public holidays for Federal employees. [5 U.S.C. § 6103(a)]. These statutory holidays...
Standing Order 21-13 COVID-19 Entry Requirements and Mask and Social Distancing Policy for the Martin V.B. Bostetter, Jr. U.S. Courthouse
Effective June 7, 2021—In re: Face Covering and Social Distancing in Courthouses Across the District—Bostetter, Bryan, Hoffman, Robinson-Merhige, and Newport News Courthouses
Order Vacating Standing Order 20-10–Reopening Public Areas of the Clerk’s Office Effective June 14, 2021.
Temporary procedures set forth in the Court’s May 21, 2021, Public Notice to public...
Second Order Regarding Remote Hearings in Bankruptcy Cases due to COVID-19 Pandemic