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.

Tue, 01/12/2021

Landscape and Site Design

Courthouses are a cornerstone of American Democracy.  They serve, singularly, to bring together citizens from every walk of life and every social stratum to seek, find and serve justice.

Thu, 10/29/2020

If there is a civil matter such as a request for emergency injunctive relief which requires the immediate attention of a district judge of the court after regular hours, on a weekend or a holiday you must first electronically file...

Tue, 06/30/2020

Check out PACER's newly redesigned, informational and resource website
The website provides informain about how the public can access federal court records electronically...

Thu, 03/26/2020

Oral arguments on summary judgment motions in civil cases before Judge Conrad are suspended.  All summary judgment motions will be decided on the briefs until further notice.

Thu, 03/19/2020

The Court has issued restrictions on vistors to our courthouses during the COVID-19 outbreak.  Details follow:

Fri, 03/13/2020

Effectve March 23, 2020, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of North Carolina is operating on reduced hours to the public 9:00 am until 3:00 p.m. and has suspended all tours, educational visits, and  all non-court public events. ...

Thu, 03/05/2020

The Western District of N.C. is pleaased to announce a new search feature available on our homepage.  You can now check an attorney's admission status by entering a N.C. State Bar number or attorney name.  The serach results will indicate an...

Mon, 07/22/2019

The General Public may now bring cell phones, laptops and other personal use devices into all federal courthouses in the distict after proper screening by Court Security. Details at that link: