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News and Notices

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.

Thu, 2017-07-13

The First Circuit Court of Appeals is upgrading its current (legacy) CM/ECF system to the next generation of CM/ECF (NextGen) on Monday, August 21, 2017. In the NextGen system, your ECF account will be combined with your PACER...

Tue, 2017-07-11

The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit hereby provides notice that it proposes the attached amendment to Local...

Tue, 2017-07-11

The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit hereby provides notice that it proposes the attached amendment to Internal...

Tue, 2017-07-11

The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit hereby provides notice that it proposes the attached amendment to Local...

Thu, 2017-06-29

On Monday, August 21, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit will go live with NextGen CM/ECF, the latest iteration of the national case management and electronic case filing system. In order to implement the...

Mon, 2017-05-08

Chief Judge Jeffrey Howard of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit announced today that three new members were appointed to the Court's Rules Advisory Committee.  More information is available...

Mon, 2017-05-08

Criminal Justice Act panel attorney hourly rates have increased.  More information is available here.

Wed, 2017-04-19

The Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is accepting applications to serve on the Court's Criminal Justice Act ("CJA") Panel including: (1) applications from attorneys not currently on the panel; and (2) reapplications from...

Mon, 2017-02-27

The Clerk's Office has noticed an increase in the number of appellant briefs that are non-compliant because the addendum is either missing or does not include required documents, such as the written memorandum and order...

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