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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, 06/13/2024

The Circuit Executive's Office is seeking programs to host the 2026 First Circuit Workshop with consideration from both Maine and Rhode Island venues. Please access the request for proposal with required event specifications...

Wed, 06/05/2024

Chief Judge David J. Barron of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit announced yesterday that the Court has selected Attorney Tara I. Allen to serve as the next Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Massachusetts, New...

Thu, 05/30/2024

Five new members have been appointed to the Court of Appeals' Rules Advisory Committee. More information is available at the following link: 2024 First Circuit...

Mon, 04/08/2024

The Circuit Executive's Office of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is seeking applicants for the position of IT Security Specialist (Assessment Lead). Further details can be found...

Mon, 04/08/2024

The Circuit Executive's Office of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is seeking applicants for the position of Cyber Security Specialist. Further details can be found...

Thu, 04/04/2024

Chief Judge David J. Barron of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit announced today that Kimberly A. Bacher has been selected to fill the upcoming vacancy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Hampshire...

Thu, 04/04/2024

Chief Judge David J. Barron of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit announced today that the Court has selected Attorney James S. Nixon to serve as the next Federal Public Defender for the District of Maine. Additional...

Thu, 01/04/2024

Effective January 1, 2024, the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates, case compensation maximums for certain appeals, and mileage rate for privately-owned vehicles have increased, as provided in the ...

Mon, 11/06/2023

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit announced the renaming of the Court of Appeals Courtroom at the José V. Toledo United States Courthouse in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in honor of Judge Juan R. Torruella. More information is available...

Tue, 10/10/2023

The United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit is accepting applications for the position of Federal Public Defender for the Districts of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. More information can be found...

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