Late this afternoon the Federal Circuit announced that it has updated its Guide for Oral Argument. These updates include the designation of “Access Coordinators” to facilitate the ability of those who have communication difficulties to participate in the court’s proceedings. Here is the text of today’s announcement.
The Clerk’s Office has updated the Federal Circuit’s Guide for Oral Argument, which can be found under Argument Resources. The updated Guide includes minor procedural clarifications and designates new Access Coordinators, pursuant to The Guide for Judiciary Policy, vol. 5 § 255.40. The Access Coordinators are responsible for coordinating auxiliary aids and services to participants in proceedings who have communication disabilities. The full designation notice and information about accessibility accommodations during court sessions is available on the court’s website.