What’s Changing at the Remote Fed. Circ.


06 May 2020
Reprinted with permission.

Brian Matsui, Seth Lloyd, and Samuel Goldstein authored an article for Law360 covering how the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has streamlined its docket and moved oral arguments from the courtroom to conference calls in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Last month, the Federal Circuit conducted its first round of telephonic oral arguments,” the authors wrote, adding that they proceeded much like the court’s in-person arguments and worked without any noticeable technical difficulties. “The most notable difference was that few arguments lasted longer than their scheduled duration, likely because an audible chime sounded at the end of each advocate’s allotted time.”

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