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.

Mon, 09/14/2020

The U.S. District Court for the Western District of N.C. has announced their holiday schedule.  We will be closed Nov. 26 & 27 for Thanksgiving holiday; Dec. 24 & 25 for Christmas holiday and Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 for New Year holiday. Link...

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...

Tue, 06/09/2020

The Western District of N.C.'s latest Order regarding court operations during COVID-19 pandemic effective 6/1/2020. 

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: