ALL VISITORS TO THE COURT: Please follow this link for guidelines for entry following the restrictions put into place by Administrative Order 2020-22.
In response to the recent disclosure of widespread cybersecurity breaches of both private sector and government computer systems, federal courts are immediately adding new security procedures to protect highly sensitive confidential documents (HSDs) filed with the courts. On 2/4/2021, Chief Judge Brodie issued Administrative Order 2021-02, detailing the procedures to follow when filing HSDs in the Eastern District of New York.
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ALL VISITORS TO THE COURT: Please follow this link for guidelines for entry following the restrictions put into place by Administrative Order 2020-22. 


The Health and Safety Protocols for Courthouses in the Eastern District of New York are available here ( Effective January 3, 2022 )

The EDNY Plan for Resumption of Jury Trials has been published and is available here.

Two Administrative Orders related to COVID-19:

All Administrative Orders related to the COVID-19 outbreak and all detention facility reports filed pursuant to Administrative Order 2020-14 can be accessed on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information page, here.  

 -Filing Emergency Applications After Business Hours

Notice to the Bar: As of July 22, 2021, requests for Certificates of Good Standing may be made in person in the Clerk’s Office or on CM/ECF following these instructions.

Notice to the public regarding fraudulent documents and advanced fee scams using the name of this Court and forged documents purported to be from its judges. Please see this page.

Public Notice: Public Comment Sought re Reappointment of  US Magistrate Judge Steven I. Locke. See the Notice and Administrative Order.