In the event of a government shutdown on October 1, 2013, the federal Judiciary will remain open for business for approximately 10 business days. On or around October 15, 2013, the Judiciary will reassess its situation and provide further guidance. All proceedings and deadlines remain in effect as scheduled, unless otherwise advised. Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF) will remain in operation for the electronic filing of documents with courts.
- Federal courts (including FPDs and CJA counsel) to remain open for 10 business days in the event of a government shut down on October 1(herculesandtheumpire.com)
- Federal Courts to Remain Open For Ten Days If Government Shuts Down(lawprofessors.typepad.com)
- Federal Courts Stay Open If Government Closes (wjon.com)
- This Weird Law Dictates How Government Shutdowns Work(businessinsider.com)
- Judge: Judiciary Planning for ‘Worst-Case Scenario’ on Budget Cuts(legaltimes.typepad.com)