Guam’s Federal Court Can Remain Open & Fully Staffed Through April 22, In the Event of Federal Shut Down

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Guam – Chief District Court Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood today [Friday] announced that in the event of a Federal Government shutdown tomorrow Guam time, [April 9th], the United States Judiciary has funding to keep the federal courts fully staffed and operational through April 22.

The District Court of Guam will continue to remain open during its regular business hours notwithstanding a lapse in appropriations (government shutdown), and it is expected that there will be no disruption to court proceedings through April 22.

Jury trials scheduled for the next two weeks will proceed. Jurors who have been summoned to the District Court for the next two weeks must appear as
scheduled for jury selection.

For more information, please contact Charles White at 473-9100