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UPDATE Judiciary Operating During Shutdown

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AO) now estimates that federal courts can sustain funded operations through Jan. 31, 2019. The Judiciary continues to explore ways to conserve funds so it can sustain paid operations through Feb. 1. No further extensions beyond Feb. 1 will be possible. The Judiciary previously had revised its estimate for exhausting available funds from Jan. 18 to Jan. 25.

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of California will continue operations for the duration of the current federal government shutdown however, once funds are exhausted, there may be adjustments to staffing levels to comply with Federal law.