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COVID-19 & Court Operations

This page contains specific information related to the Court's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Although public access to Court is restricted, the Court is 100% operational. Court staff can be reached by phone via the Clerk’s Office main number at 401-752-7200, via Twitter @USDC_RI or via e-mail at rid_ecf_intake@rid.uscourts.gov.

               

General Orders
Date  Name  Doc.
March 13, 2020 Access Restrictions to the U.S. Courthouse & John O. Pastore Building Order
March 13, 2020 Continuity of Operations During the Coronavirus Pandemic Order
March 19, 2020 Second Continuity of Operations During the Coronavirus Pandemic  Order
March 21, 2020 Criminal Matters During the Coronavirus Pandemic  Order
March 27, 2020 Interim CJA Vouchers Order
March 30, 2020 Amended Order Regarding Criminal Matters During the Coronavirus Pandemic  Order
April 7, 2020 Responses to Emergency Motions Filed Due to Coronavirus Pandemic  Order
April 16, 2020 Directing the Warden of the Donald W. Wyatt Dentention Facility to File Status Reports Order
May 6, 2020 Consent & Signature Requirements on Documents Filed in Criminal Actions  Order
May 6, 2020 Third Continuity of Operations During the Coronavirus Pandemic  Order
May 22, 2020 Depositions in Civil Cases During the Coronavirus Pandemic Order

 

Notices & Correspondence 
Date  Name  Doc.
March 2, 2020 Information Regarding Coronavirus Disease 2019 & Court Operations Doc.
March 17, 2020 Court Remains 100% Operational Doc.
April 1, 2020 Public Access to Telephone and Video Hearings Doc.

 

General Guidance
Date  Name  Link
April 1, 2020 Public Access to Telephonic and Video Hearings Link
April 20, 2020 Participating in a Zoom Video Conference Link