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First District Court of Appeals Releases its Third Annual Report

The First District Court of Appeals recently released an Annual Report for 2023 which details improvements made to operations, access to the Court and technology. In addition to providing comparative data on incoming cases, clearance rates, and more, the 2023 Annual Report also details some of the many ways the Court has engaged with the community in the last year, including internships and off site oral arguments.

To read the full report, click here.

First District Court of Appeals Adopts Amendments to Local Rules

The First District Court of Appeals has approved amendments to the Court’s Local Rules. The amendments go into effect on February 1, 2024. The complete local rules, effective February 1, 2024, can be found by clicking here.  Additionally, the Court has adopted changes to some of the forms in the Appendix of Forms. The appendix of forms can be found here. As part of these revisions, the Court has adopted new docket statements. The new docket statements must be used for any appeal filed after February 1, 2024. Failure to use the new docket statement will result in a show cause order and possible dismissal if the show cause order is not complied with. 

For more information regarding changes to local rules, please click here.