United States District Court
Eastern District of North Carolina

In reference to the Honoring our PACT Act of 2022 ("Pact Act"):

The text of the PACT Act may be found here. The Eastern District of North Carolina has been designated as the exclusive jurisdiction and venue for cases filed pursuant to Section 804 of the Act, known as the Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022. Cases arising under this section should be filed in the correct division as provided in Local Civil Rule 40.1. If a plaintiff does not reside within the Eastern District of North Carolina, the case should be filed in the Southern Division. The Cause of Action should be 804 (Camp Lejeune Justice Act of 2022) and the Nature of Suit should be 360 (P.I. : Other).

By law, the clerk's office may not provide legal advice or recommend a particular attorney or law firm.

PLEASE NOTE:
The Court is accepting applications for a Full-time U.S. Magistrate Judge in Greenville, NC until 5:00 p.m. on October 24, 2022. Please review the Public Notice for additional details
April 8, 2022 - Public notice regarding reappointment of Incumbent United States Magistrate Judge Robert T. Numbers, II. for the United States District Court Eastern District of North Carolina.

In reference to COVID-19, please see:

courthouses
VISITOR INFORMATION: Mobile devices and weapons are not permitted in the courthouse. Please bring a photo ID.
COURTROOM TECHNOLOGY

Courtrooms within the Eastern District of North Carolina are equipped with a variety of technologies. Please select a location below to familiarize yourself with what is being utilized at each location:

VIDEO TELECONFERENCING (VTC)

For any proceeding to take place via VTC, please first obtain a signed order from the judge and then submit this VTC Request Form.

Greenville

document camera, control screen, ELO Touchscreen, high resolution monitors for jurors and VCR/DVD player combo

The Trial Courtroom in Greenville is equipped with a complete video technology suite.

  • High resolution monitors display the video presentation to everyone in the room.
  • Document cameras project and magnify documents or 3-D objects on the video presentation system.
  • Using the ELO Touchscreen Monitor, attorneys and witnesses can annotate images by drawing on the screen with their finger.
  • Other video input devices include VCR, DVD, connections for laptops, and auxiliary inputs.
  • The evidence control panel allows easy management of audio and video equipment functions.

Documentation on how to use the courtroom evidence presentation system can be found here.

Please refer to Standing Order 05-PLR-7 in regard to personal wireless and electronic equipment in courtroom facilities.

The court requires that users of this system be trained by our Automation personnel. To set up a training session, contact Andrew Rollins (919.645.1716) at least one week prior to your court date. All counsel planning to utilize the evidence presentation system also must test their hardware and software no less than two business days prior to the scheduled proceeding to ensure system compatibility. Training and testing are subject to the availability of the courtroom.