ALMD Issues New General Order In Re Use of Face Coverings or Masks in Courthouses

November 1, 2021

On October 29, 2021 a new General Order was issued in response to the updated guidance from the CDC and the ADPH. This order requires all persons involved in jury selection to wear a mask or face covering while inside the Courthouse, unless having received specific instructions not to do so by a Court official, as further set out. Please read GO-20-3910-19 for more details.

For continuing information regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama, please review the recent orders of the Court regarding this national health emergency. Please check this page routinely for future updates that may be forthcoming from the Court.

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General Order 3910-19 IN RE: Use of Face Coverings or Masks in Courthouses Due to Coronavirus (COVID19), Civil MIsc.No. 2:20-mc-03910-ECM entered October 29, 2021.

General Order 3910-18 IN RE: Criminal Proceedings by Video or Audio Conference, Civil Misc. No. 2:20-mc-03910-ECM, entered September 7, 2021. 

General Order 3910-16 IN RE: Use of Face Coverings or Masks in Courthouses Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), Civil Misc. No. 2:20-mc-03910-ECM.,entered July 28, 2021.

General Order 3910-15 IN RE: Criminal Procedures by Video or Audio Conference. Civil Misc. No. 2:20-mc-03910-ECM, entered June 9, 2021.

General Order 3910-14 IN RE: Use of Face Coverings or Masks in Courthouses Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), Civil Misc. No. 2:20-mc-03910-ECM, entered May 25, 2021.

General Order 3910-13 IN RE: Restrictions on Visitors to the Court, Civil Misc. No. 2:20-mc-03910-ECM, entered May 25, 2021.

General Order 3910-12 IN RE: Restrictions on Visitors to the Court. Civil Misc. No. 2:20-mc-03910-ECM, entered April 16, 2021.

General Order 3910-11 IN RE: Criminal Procedures By Video or Audio Conference. Civil Misc. No. 2:20-mc-03910-ECM, entered March 12, 2021. 

General Order 3910-10 IN RE: Criminal Procedures By Video or Audio Conference. Civil Misc. No. 2:20-mc-03910-ECM, entered December 14, 2020.

General Order 3910-09 IN RE: Criminal Procedures By Video or Audio Conference. Civil Misc. No. 2:20-mc-03910-ECM, entered September 18, 2020.

General Order 3910-08 IN RE: Criminal Procedures By Video Or Audio Conference. Civil Misc. No. 2:20-mc-03910-ECM, entered June 23, 2020.  

General Order 3910-07 IN RE: Use of Face Masks in Courthouses. Civil Misc. No. 2:20-mc-03910-ECM, entered June 16, 2020.

[General Order 3910-06 IN RE: Interim Payment for CJA Panel Attorneys, Civil Misc. No. 2:20-mc--3910-ECM is not being shared here.]

General Order 3910-05 IN RE: Public Access to Video or Teleconference Hearings. Civil Misc. No. 2:20-mc-03910-ECM, entered April 5, 2020.