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The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit is now accepting Original Proceedings through CM/ECF. Appellate ECF filers may electronically submit Petitions for Review, Petitions for Writ of Mandamus, Applications and Cross Applications for Enforcement of an Agency Order, Second or Successive §2254 or §2255 Petitions, and Petitions for Permission to Appeal. Supporting documents along with related motions may also be submitted as part of the process. The filing fee, if one is required, may be paid with a credit card through Payment may be made as part of the initial submission or separately once the case has been opened on the Court’s docket. ECF filers can verify submission and payment through an on demand report.

Instructions for submitting Original Proceedings through CM/ECF are available on the Court’s website.

Filers are required to comply with service of the filing in accordance with FRAP 25 prior to submitting an Original Proceeding through CM/ECF.

The Clerk will continue to accept Original Proceedings in hard copy and by email through the [email protected] mailbox.

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