Federal Circuit Announcement

Late yesterday afternoon, the Federal Circuit announced that the court will be closed today, in honor of the newly-created Juneteenth National Independence Day. Notably, the court highlighted that all filing deadlines for today are now due on Monday, June 21. Here is the text of the announcement.

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will be closed on Friday, June 18, 2021, in observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day, pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 26(a)(6).  For purposes of computation of time and motions to enlarge time under Rule 26 of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure and Federal Circuit Rules, June 18, 2021, is a “legal holiday.” All filing deadlines for Friday, June 18 are now due on Monday, June 21, 2021.