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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 Sort descending Court Type Date of Release
CM/ECF NextGen 1.3.3, 1.5.1, and CurrentGen 5.2.3, 5.3.2 Bankruptcy Feb. 1, 2020
CM/ECF NextGen 1.6.1, 1.5.3, and CurrentGen 5.3.4 Bankruptcy Nov. 1, 2020
NextGen 1.0.1 - Filers Appellate Aug. 14, 2015
NextGen 1.1 - Filers Appellate Oct. 1, 2016
NextGen 1.1.1 Bankruptcy Dec. 1, 2015
NextGen 1.1.2 Bankruptcy Oct. 1, 2016
NextGen 1.2 Bankruptcy Oct. 1, 2017
NextGen Release 1.1.1 District Oct. 26, 2015
NextGen Release 1.3.6 District Apr. 1, 2020
NextGen Release 1.5 District Oct. 1, 2019
NextGen Release 1.5 Bankruptcy Feb. 1, 2020
NextGen Release 1.5 Appellate Nov. 1, 2019
NextGen Release 1.5.1 District Apr. 1, 2020
NextGen Release 1.5.3 District Dec. 1, 2020
NextGen Release 1.6 Appellate Nov. 1, 2020
NextGen Release 1.6 District Nov. 1, 2020
NextGen Release 1.6 Bankruptcy Nov. 1, 2020
NextGen Release 1.6.1 District Feb. 1, 2021
PDF-Related Functionality for Public Filers in NextGen CM/ECF Release 1.6 Appellate, District, Bankruptcy Nov. 1, 2020
Release 4.1 Bankruptcy Jan. 1, 2011