Thursday, May 17, 2012

All federal courts now accept electronic filing

It's now official according to a press released posted at uscourts.gov.

All Federal Courts Now Accepting Electronic Filing

May 17, 2012

The DC-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has begun accepting electronic filings via the judiciary’s Case Management-Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) system, joining every other federal appellate, district, and bankruptcy court in doing so.

CM/ECF provides courts enhanced and updated docket management. It allows courts to maintain case documents in electronic form. And it gives each court the option of permitting case documents – pleadings, motions, petitions – to be filed with the court over the Internet. Implementation of that option began a decade ago, and now is complete.

You can learn more about CM/ECF here.

Hat tip to Legal Research Plus.

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http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/2012/05/all-federal-courts-now-accept-electronic-filing.html

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