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Supreme Court to begin electronic filing in November


August 4, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will begin using an electronic filing system for documents starting in November, a move other federal courts began decades ago.

The court said in a statement Thursday that the new system will begin operation on Nov. 13. Initially, attorneys will have to submit documents both electronically and on paper, the court said. Litigants who aren't represented by attorneys, mainly prisoners filing on their own behalf, won't submit through the electronic system, but their paper filings will be scanned and made available by the court. Once the system is in place,...

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