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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, 2019-02-28

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the members of the court's Criminal Appellate Practice Bar Education Committee are hosting a court-sponsored, one-day seminar in Massachusetts on Monday, May 13, 2019. The...

Wed, 2019-02-20

Effective February 15, 2019, Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates and case compensation maximums have increased as provided in the attached memorandum...

Wed, 2019-01-09

Effective January 1, 2019, the reimbursement mileage rate for privately owned automobiles increased from $0.545 to $0.580 per mile for travel performed on or after January 1, 2019. Link...

Fri, 2018-11-09

 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the members of the court's Criminal Appellate Practice Bar Education Committee are hosting a court-sponsored, one-day seminar....

Tue, 2018-07-03

Maria R. Hamilton has been selected as the next Clerk of Court for the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.  More information is available here...

Fri, 2018-06-08

A majority of judges of the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit are following a new national law clerk hiring plan.  Starting with students who entered law school in 2017, the application and hiring process for law clerks will...

Fri, 2018-05-11

Three new members have been appointed to the Court of Appeals' Rules Advisory Committee.  More information is available here.

Mon, 2018-05-07

On February 5, 2018, this court issued notice that it proposed the adoption of Local Rule 18.0. The court has carefully considered the comments received. The court hereby provides notice of the adoption of Local Rule 18.0 with...

Wed, 2018-03-28

Effective March 23, 2018, Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates and case compensation maximums for attorneys have increased as provided in the attached ...

Mon, 2018-03-19

 
The current term of office of Eric Vos, Federal Public Defender for the District of Puerto Rico, is due to expire on August 19, 2018.  The Court of Appeals is accepting public comments. More information is available...

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