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Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Tue, 03/02/2021

The Consumer Lawyers' Advisory Committee for the United States Bankruptcy Court, EDNY invites you to attend a Brown Bag Follow-up Discussion, "The State of Foreclosures and Evictions in New York and the Impact on Bankruptcy" on Friday, April 9,...

Tue, 01/12/2021

In Memoriam – Gaspare Pellegrino
(8/26/1975 – 1/11/2021)

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Mon, 12/28/2020

Our Court mourns the passing of Judge Stan Bernstein on December 26, 2020. 

Judge Bernstein joined the EDNY bench in 1996, having first served for two years as a bankruptcy judge in the Eastern District of...

Wed, 12/16/2020

The Brooklyn and Central Islip Courthouses will close today, Wednesday, December 16th, 2020, at 3:00pm, and will be closed tomorrow, Thursday, December 17, 2020, due to predicted inclement weather.

Remote proceedings will continue and the...

Mon, 11/23/2020

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York will be closed Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27; Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25; Thursday, December 31 and Friday, January 1.

The CM/ECF...

Tue, 10/06/2020

Due to a system upgrade, the court’s ECF/PACER system will be inaccessible for query or filing purposes between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Friday, October 9, 2020.

The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will be available.  We apologize...

Thu, 10/01/2020

Due to a system upgrade, the court’s ECF/PACER system will be inaccessible for query or filing purposes between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Friday, October 2, 2020.

The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will be available.  We apologize...

Mon, 09/14/2020

The United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York will be hosting three free online, one hour, instructor-led training sessions on the basic usage of...

Wed, 09/09/2020

Due to a system upgrade, the court’s ECF/PACER system will be inaccessible for query or filing purposes between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Friday, September 11, 2020.

The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will be available.  We...

Tue, 08/18/2020

The Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Rules have proposed amendments to the following rules and have asked that they be circulated to the bench, bar, and public for comment.

Appellate...

Fri, 08/14/2020

The United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of New York will be hosting three free online, one hour, instructor-led training sessions on the basic usage of Cisco WebEx for courtroom video conferencing.

Training Sessions...

Tue, 06/30/2020

Please note that the ECF system will be available. If you need to submit papers to the Court, please click here for information on how to do so.

Fri, 06/26/2020

The Administrative Office of the U.S Courts on June 28 will launch a redesigned informational website for the Judiciary’s electronic court records system, known as PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records).

The new PACER website...

Fri, 05/29/2020

Due to a system upgrade, the court’s ECF/PACER system will be inaccessible for query or filing purposes between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Friday, June 5, 2020. 

The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will be available. We apologize for...

Mon, 05/18/2020

Due to a system upgrade, the court’s ECF/PACER system will be inaccessible for query or filing purposes between 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on Friday, May 22, 2020.

The Voice Case Information System (VCIS) will be available. We apologize for...

Mon, 04/06/2020

The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit invites applications from qualified candidates for a 14-year appointment as United States Bankruptcy Judge. There are two vacancies in the Southern District of New York in Manhattan and...

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