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Modified Filing Procedures Address Security Concerns

The federal Judiciary is responding to the recent disclosure of wide-spread cybersecurity breaches of government computer systems with new security procedures to protect highly sensitive confidential documents. New procedures will not change current policies regarding public access to court records.

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NextGen Release 1.5.3 (District)

Date of Release: December 1, 2020

This release includes:

  • Solution for issue with selecting case participants with a last name beginning with "Salt" that prevents external filers from filing.
  • Solution for PACER users with court-ordered exemptions incorrectly defaulting to "not exempt."
  • Solution for issue encountered by external filers when selecting an attorney or party during filing that results in a debug message when using Internet Explorer 11 and Edge.