Extension of CARES Act

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The United States District Court for the Central District of California has extended its authority pursuant to the provisions of the CARES Act through January 14, 2022. 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 No. 20-043 and Order of the Chief Judge 21-105, 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 January 14, 2022.
  • 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

October 4, 2021