Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance

Extension of CARES Act

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The United States District Court for the Central District of California has extended the CARES Act through August 15, 2021. Therefore, the Court announces the following regarding its operations.

Court Hearings

  • Hearings by video or telephonic conference may continue to be held in certain criminal matters as set forth in Order of the Chief Judge 21-065, unless the findings and authorizations in the Orders are subsequently terminated.

Criminal Duty

  • In the Western Division, criminal duty matters will be held in Courtroom 880 at the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building and Courthouse through August 13, 2021.
  • Effective August 16, 2021, all criminal duty matters will be held in person. In the Western Division, criminal duty will be held in Courtroom 10C of the First Street Courthouse, until further notice due to construction in the space for the United States Marshal Service at the Roybal Courthouse. The Southern and Eastern division criminal duty matters will be held in the duty magistrate’s courtroom.

 

Kiry K. Gray
District Court Executive/Clerk of Court

July 2, 2021