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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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CM/ECF Release Notes

These release notes detail the changes made to CM/ECF during regular software upgrades. Each note is dated with the time of release, however, each court installs upgrades on its own schedule.

Title Court Type Date of Release Sort descending
Release 4.1 District Dec. 2, 2009
Release 4.2 District Aug. 2, 2010
Release 4.1 Bankruptcy Jan. 1, 2011
Release 5.0/5.0.X/5.1 District Jan. 10, 2011
Release 4.1 - Search Appellate Mar. 1, 2011
Release 4.2 - Filers Appellate Jul. 1, 2011
Release 4.2 - Search Appellate Jul. 1, 2011
Release 4.2 Bankruptcy Sep. 1, 2011
Release 4.3 Bankruptcy Mar. 1, 2012
Release 5.x (Filers) Appellate Aug. 1, 2012
Release 5.x - Search Appellate Aug. 1, 2012
Release 6.0 District Aug. 6, 2012
Release 5.1 Bankruptcy Jan. 1, 2013
Release 6.1 District Jan. 8, 2013
Release 5.0 Bankruptcy Mar. 1, 2013
Release 6.1.1 District Mar. 10, 2015
NextGen 1.0.1 - Filers Appellate Aug. 14, 2015
NextGen Release 1.1.1 District Oct. 26, 2015
NextGen 1.1.1 Bankruptcy Dec. 1, 2015
Release 5.1.1 Bankruptcy Dec. 1, 2015