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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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How to Use CM/ECF

Find user documentation, learning aids, and how to videos on filing federal court documents electronically using CM/ECF, CurrentGen or NextGen. Visit an individual court’s website for materials offered by an individual court.

Title Court Type
Activating CJA Privileges Appellate, District, Bankruptcy
CJA Exempt Status Instructions Appellate, District, Bankruptcy
CJA Navigation Between Courts Appellate, District, Bankruptcy
File a motion in Appellate NextGen CM/ECF Appellate
Introduction to Appellate NextGen CM/ECF Appellate
Linking Your Appellate CM/ECF Account Appellate
Linking Your District or Bankruptcy Court CM/ECF Account District, Bankruptcy
PACER User Manual Appellate, District, Bankruptcy
Requesting Attorney Admissions Appellate, District, Bankruptcy