Supreme Court of the State of New York Appellate Division Second Judicial DepartmentSupreme Court of the State of New York Appellate Division Second Judicial Department
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Beginning Monday, February 28, 2022, and subject to any future change in protocol the notice of which will be timely posted on our website, all oral arguments on appeal at the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department will be held in person at the courthouse located at 45 Monroe Place, Brooklyn, New York or at such alternate locations as may be announced by the Court. Therefore, all counsel and self-represented litigants who have submitted briefs on matters in which oral argument is permitted under the Second Department Rules of Practice (see 22 NYCRR 670.15[b]) and who have properly requested argument time on their brief, may present their oral argument in person. Alternatively, counsel and self-represented litigants may submit their cause without argument (see 22 NYCRR 670.15[e]) . The Court will not be entertaining requests for remote arguments on appeals calendared on or after February 28, 2022, as all such matters either shall be orally argued in person or shall be submitted without argument.

As previously advised, the Unified Court Systems’s green attorney/agency pass and visitor pass programs remain suspended at this time. Therefore, in order to ensure the health and safety of all court users, until further notice, all court users, regardless of their vaccination status, are required to wear a face mask while present in the public areas of the courthouse, including during oral argument. In addition, all court users must have their temperatures taken and undergo COVID screening before entry to the courthouse and otherwise follow the instructions of our court officers to maintain appropriate social distancing in the courthouse facilities. Thank you for your cooperation.