The Bolch Judicial Institute is compiling a list of available resources on maintaining court operations throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. As the situation is constantly developing, we will be continually updating and adding to the resources below. Please email us any additional suggestions to email@example.com.
Court Closures, Restrictions, and General Guidance
- Court Orders and Updates During COVID-19 Pandemic (uscourts.gov)
Federal courts: U.S. District Courts, U.S. Courts of Appeal, U.S. Bankruptcy Court, and U.S. Supreme Court COVID-19 response orders, and additional information regarding the national judicial response to the COVID-19 pandemic and court business
- Coronavirus and the Courts (ncsc.org)
State courts: Updated information on state court administrative orders and closures, resources for emergency response plans, and podcasts and webinars related to state court response to COVID-19
- Coronavirus: The Latest Court Closures And Restrictions (law360.gov)
A state-by-state summary of court closures and restrictions, updated continuously, with information concerning all federal and state-level courts
- Coping with COVID (judicialstudies.duke.edu)
This podcast and video series, jointly produced by the Bolch Judicial Institute of Duke Law School and the American Law Institute, examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the legal system. Hosted by David F. Levi.
Video and Virtual Meeting Policies and Tips
State Court Administrative Notices and Orders
- Pandemic related administrative orders (ncsc.org)
Offers a sample of court administrative orders sorted by topic, including restricting or ending jury trials, restricting entrance to courts, requiring teleconferencing, suspension of in-person proceedings, alterations to domestic violence protection orders, and prisoner and defendant release orders, etc.
International Court Responses