Court Response to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

The United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire has entered Standing Orders regarding court operations (20-25), procedures governing in-court hearings (20-27), and procedures for out-of-court videoconference and telephonic hearings (20-7). These orders are listed below, along with other relevant standing orders of the court.

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COURT ORDERS REGARDING THE EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES CREATED BY COVID-19

DATE ORDER NUMBER NAME OF ORDER
3/23/20 20-7 Order Re: Procedures Governing Out-Of-Court Videoconference and Telephonic Hearings Necessitated Due to the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
3/27/20 20-11 Order Allowing Pro Se Litigants and Attorneys to File Documents by Email Due to the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
3/30/20 20-13 Order Re: CJA Interim Vouchers Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
7/24/20 20-25 Order Re: Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
7/24/20 20-26 Order Clarifying Speedy Trial Act Findings in Response to Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
7/24/20 20-27 Order Re: Protocol Governing In-Court Proceedings Due to Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19
12/8/20 20-34 Order Re: Criminal Defendant Signatures in Magistrate Judge Cases
3/12/21 21-10 Protocol Mandating Detention Facilities to Screen Detainees Before Transporting to the Rudman Courthouse
4/8/21 21-13 Order Re: Restricted Public Access to Rudman Courthouse and Cleveland Federal Building
4/8/21 21-14 Order on Civil Jury Trials and Mediations
5/26/21 21-18 Order on Public Access to Rudman Courthouse and District Court Clerk's Office
12/1/21 21-29 Order Extending CARES Act Authorization