The U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland will close for business in both divisions at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 24, 2015, and Thursday, December 31, 2015.
The U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland will also be closed on Friday, December 25, 2015, and Friday, January 1, 2016, for Christmas and New Year’s Day. These days will be treated as “legal holidays” for purposes of Fed. R. Civ. P. 6 and Fed. R. Crim. P. 45.
The after hours drop box for the Southern Division will not be available on any of these dates; however, the after hours drop box for the Northern Division located at 4228 U.S. Courthouse, 101 W. Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 will be available on December 24 and December 31. Electronic filing through CM/ECF will remain available on all days the court is closed.
For emergencies requiring a judge when the court is closed, please call (443) 463-9417 or (202) 365-2289.