Tag Archives: Government Shutdown

Funding for federal courts could end on February 1st

On January 22nd, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts estimated that federal courts can sustain paid operations through January 31, 2019 – but “no further extensions beyond February 1st will be possible.”  See https://www.uscourts.gov/judiciary-news. This deadline had previously been extended from January 18th to January 25th; see https://www.ustrademonitor.com/2019/01/jan-16-2019-update-on-government-shutdowns-impact-on-federal-court-system/ and https://www.ustrademonitor.com/2019/01/government-shutdown-closes-in-on-the-federal-court-system-including-the-trade-courts/. If the shutdown continues after … Continue Reading

Government shutdown closes in on the federal court system (including the trade courts)

Despite the partial government shutdown since December 22nd, the Supreme Court and lower federal courts have remained open by drawing on non-appropriated funds and court fees. Federal courts will be able to continue operating with their limited funds during the shutdown until January 18th, as reported on January 7th by the Administrative Office of the … Continue Reading

Trade Agencies Closed for Business with Government Shutdown

As a result of the partial government shutdown which began on December 22, 2018, about 800,000 federal employees are currently on furlough or working without pay.  Nine federal departments have been shutdown:  Department of Commerce; Department of Treasury; Department of Agriculture; Homeland Security Department; Department of the Interior; Deparment of Justice; Department of State; Department … Continue Reading