Bloomberg Law
Dec. 22, 2021, 9:00 PM

Federal Circuit Further Ups Hearing Restrictions Due to Omicron

Perry Cooper
Perry Cooper
Legal Reporter

Everyone attending oral arguments at the Federal Circuit going forward must present a negative Covid-19 test under new protocols announced by the court in response to the latest surge in case numbers.

Previously the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit only required a negative PCR test for those who weren’t fully vaccinated. Now to enter the court building all counsel and attendees must show proof of having received a negative PCR Covid test administered within 72 hours of oral argument.

Attendees traveling to Washington for argument must have the PCR test administered after any commercial travel to the ...

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