Notice to Members: Court Closures and Updates

By NYSBA Staff

Supreme Court, New York County

Please visit this page daily for updates related to closures and other measures instituted in response to the coronavirus by the Office of Court Administration, federal courts in New York and other legal institutions.

Governors’s Executive Order 202.6, March 18, 2020

Governor Cuomo Signs Bill to Guarantee Paid Leave for New Yorkers Under Mandatory or Precautionary Quarantine Due to COVID-19, March 18, 2020

Amid Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic, Governor Cuomo Announces Deployment of 1,000-Bed Hospital Ship ‘USNS Comfort’ to New York Harbor, March 18, 2020

NYSBA CLE Programs Pivot To Webinars During Coronavirus Shutdown, March 18, 2020

Dealing With Panic as Coronavirus Crisis Becomes New Normal, March 18, 2020

Expert Advice for Law Firms: How to Navigate the Coronavirus Crisis, March 18, 2020

Appellate Division, Fourth Department, Order Extending Deadlines, March 17, 2020

Appellate Division, Third Department, Order Extending Deadlines, March 17, 2020

Appellate Division, Second Department, Order Extending Deadlines, March 17, 2020

Appellate Division, First Department, Order Extending Deadlines, March 17, 2020

New York Court of Appeals Hears In-Person Arguments, Observing Social Distancing, New York Law Journal, March 17, 2020

Message from the Chief Judge, March 17, 2020

Appellate Division, Third Department, Emergency Court Procedures, March 17, 2020

Appellate Division, Second Department, Emergency Court Procedures, March 17, 2020

Appellate Division, First Department, Emergency Court Procedures, March 17, 2020

Governor Cuomo and Attorney General James Temporarily Suspend State Debt Collection in Response to Coronavirus, March 17, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces Three-Way Agreement with Legislature on Paid Sick Leave Bill to Provide Immediate Assistance for New Yorkers Impacted By COVID-19, March 17, 2020

The high demand for lawyers amid the coronavirus pandemic, ABA Journal, March 17, 2020 

Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order 202.4, March 17, 2020

Appellate Division, Fourth Department, March 16, 2020

‘Uncharted Territory’: Lawyers Push on Despite Uncertainty, Reduction in Court Services, New York Law Journal, March 16, 2020

Remote Computing: Cyber Protection From Home, New York Law Journal, March 16, 2020

Federal immigration courts remaining open leaves lawyers furious, NY Post, March 16, 2020

That Was Fast. Coronavirus Law Class in the Works, National Law Journal, March 16, 2020

Information From the New York State Courts Regarding the Coronavirus, March 16, 2020

White House issues new guidelines for stopping spread of coronavirus, ABC News, March 16, 2020

During Coronavirus Briefing, Governor Cuomo Issues Executive Order Allowing State to Increase Hospital Capacity, March 16, 2020

Governor’s expanded powers during a public health emergency, Capitol Pressroom, March 16, 2020

Second Circuit Remains Open, With Restrictions, Amid Coronavirus Outbreak, New York Law Journal, March 16, 2020

Statement from Speaker Carl M. Heastie, March 16, 2020

BREAKING: Justices Postpone Upcoming Arguments, Law360, March 16, 2020

US Supreme Court Postpones Upcoming Arguments Amid Coronavirus Threat, New York Law Journal, March 16, 2020

Amid Lack of Federal Direction, Governor Cuomo, Governor Murphy and Governor Lamont Announce Regional Approach to Combatting COVID-19, March 16, 2020

Supreme Court Postponement of Oral Arguments, March 16, 2020

NYSBA’s 2020 Statewide Mock Trial Tournament, March 16, 2020

Under Pressure: Legal Aid Attys Brace For Virus’s Impacts, Law 360, March 15, 2020

Office of Court Administration, Updated Protocols, March 15, 2020

Coronavirus in NYC: Resources You Need to Know, March 15, 2020

Statement from Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, March 15, 2020

NY Courts to End ‘Nonessential’ Services, New York Law Journal, March 15, 2020

Statement from Speaker Carl Heastie, March 15, 2020

Courts Outside NYC Emergency Designated Locations List, March 15, 2020

Governor Cuomo’s Press Conference on the Coronavirus, March 15, 2020

Andrew Cuomo to President Trump: Mobilize the Military to Help Fight Coronavirus, New York Times, March 15, 2020

Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, March 14, 2020

New Jury Trials Postponed in New York, Jury Selection Suspended Until Further Notice, March 13, 2020

U.S. District Court Western District of NY, Court Operations Under the Exigent Circumstances Created by COVID-19, March 13, 2020

General Order #58, United States District Court for the Northern District of New York, March 13, 2020

Office of Court Administration, Procedures to Reduce Courthouse Traffic, March 13, 2020

Kings County, Civil Term, Important CCP Notice: March 13, 2020

Nation’s Top Law Schools Go Remote Over Virus Concerns, Bloomberg Law, March 13, 2020

50 State Health Department COVID-19 Resources for Patients and Healthcare Providers, March 12, 2020

Manhattan federal courts suspend new trials due to coronavirus, NY Post, March 12, 2020

Notice from Court of Appeals, March 12, 2020

Notice to the Bar: SDNY Announces Visitor Restriction, March 9, 2020

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