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Privacy Policy


Although every effort is made to ensure that the information contained on this site is correct and timely, the First Circuit does not warrant its accuracy. Portions of the information may be incorrect or not current. The information contained on this site should not be cited as legal authority. Rather, users should consult primary sources for all rules and other legal materials. Official copies of forms and notices may be obtained from the Clerk of Court. Links to other sites are provided for the user's convenience and shall not be deemed as an official endorsement by the court. These sites may contain information created and maintained by other public and private organizations or commercial entities. The First Circuit does not guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of any information, whether on this site or another site.

Privacy Notice

If you visit our site to view or download information, we collect and store the following information: the name of the domain from which you accessed the Internet (e.g.,; the IP address from which you accessed this site; the date and time you accessed the site; and the pages you visited. This information is used solely for purposes of evaluating and maintaining our site.

Security Notice

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if such monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, such evidence may be provided to appropriate law enforcement officials. Unauthorized modification of any information stored on this system is strictly prohibited and may result in criminal prosecution.