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02/18/2021 Effective February 23, 2021, Supreme Court oral arguments will be livestreamed on the Supreme Court’s YouTube channel.  
01/29/2021 Notice Regarding the Preargument Settlement Conference Program  
01/26/2021 Amendment to the Rules of Appellate Procedure, effective January 26, 2021  
12/04/2020 The Appellate Division has approved an optional program, which began on September 1, 2020, that allows for the filing of a more readable and functional electronic brief. These guidelines were created to assist filers who elect to participate in this program. For more information on this program, please see the Updated Guidelines for the Optional Electronic Brief Program.  
12/02/2020 On Tuesday, December 1, 2020, Governor Ned Lamont issued Executive Order No. 9O, ordering and directing the Resumption of Supreme Court and Appellate Court Requirements or Deadlines and Requirements and Deadlines related to Offers of Compromise. Executive Order No. 9O amends Executive Order No. 7G, Section 2, dated March 9, 2020, and extended by Executive Order No. 9L, Section 1, dated November 9, 2020, to provide that the suspension of the following requirements or deadlines shall expire upon a schedule to be determined by the Chief Court Administrator in consultation with the Chief Justice, but not later than December 15, 2020:

(1) as to the Supreme or Appellate Court only, all statutory time requirements, statutes of limitations or deadlines, including those governing Superior Court filings that affect Supreme or Appellate Court matters, relating to service of process, court proceedings or court filings,

(2) all statutory requirements or deadlines, including those governing Superior Court filings, related to the Supreme Court or the Appellate Court or their officials to issue notices, hold court, hear matters and/or render decisions, and

(3) all time requirements related to offers of compromise as set forth in General Statutes Sections §§ 52-192a and 52-193 through 52-195.
 
11/24/2020 Visual aids, defined as images, photographs, graphs, illustrations, diagrams, charts, or tables are now permitted in the Optional E-Briefing Program.  
11/19/2020 Effective November 30, 2020, all oral arguments in the Supreme and Appellate Courts will be conducted virtually. Counsel of record will receive instructions from the Office of the Appellate Clerk on how to participate in their argument. To the extent possible, virtual hearings at the Supreme Court will be made available on the Supreme Court's YouTube Channel. Please note the audio for most hearings from Supreme and Appellate Court arguments, conducted in person or remotely, are available on the Oral Arguments Audio pages for the Supreme and Appellate Courts.  
Note Concerning Supreme Court Panel Assignments:When it becomes necessary to add a Judge of the Appellate Court to the panel in any Supreme Court case after oral argument, the longstanding policy of the Supreme Court is to make the assignment on a rotational basis beginning with the Chief Judge and proceeding on the basis of seniority  

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