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Supreme Court Restores Filing Rules, Other Covid Limits Remain

July 19, 2021, 2:49 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court lifted rules that had eased filing deadlines and paper filings during the pandemic, but the building remains closed to lawyers and the public, and there’s no word yet on resuming in-person arguments next term.

The 150-day extension for filing new requests for Supreme Court review put in place in March 2020 will no longer apply for cases decided on or after July 19, according to a two-page order released on Monday. Additionally, an April 2020 order seeking to limit paper filings will be lifted on Sept. 1.

The court has been closed to all but the ...

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