3rd District Court of Appeal

News and Announcements

November 20, 2023

The Court of Appeal, Third Appellate District, is pleased to announce the re-opening of its historic courtroom for oral argument. The Third Appellate District’s preferred format for oral argument is in-person. Requests for remote oral argument must be in writing and will be granted only upon a showing of good cause. You will find information about the calendar and Procedures for Oral Argument on the court’s Calendar page.

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