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Court Closures

Federal Holiday Schedule

The Court is closed on the following legal holidays for 2020:

Holiday Date of Closure
New Year’s Day Wednesday, January 1
Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. Monday, January 20
Washington’s Birthday Monday, February 17
Memorial Day Monday, May 25
Independence Day Friday, July 3
Labor Day Monday, September 7
Columbus Day Monday, October 12
Veterans Day Wednesday, November 11
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 26
Christmas Day Friday, December 25
New Year's Day Friday, January 1, 2021

*General Order 2019-02 Adopting Holiday Closure Schedule

Emergency Closure of Courthouses

In the event of hazardous weather that causes the local public schools within a county to close, the Federal Courthouses in that county will also close. However, in the event of an emergency, the Chief Judge retains the discretion to close the Courthouses irrespective of any decision by the public school. Further information can be found in Administrative Order 07-09.