United States District Court - Northern District Court of California

Claudia Wilken, Chief Judge

Richard W. Wieking, Clerk of Court

Email Announcements

The court maintains email lists for official court announcements and updates. The lists supplement the website by enabling the court to communicate quickly about time-sensitive issues and to reach out via email to subscribers. You may freely join or unsubscribe from these lists at any time by following the instructions on this page.

The court maintains the following email lists:

  • CAND-NEWS: Court News including changes in local rules, court holidays, security access changes, etc. (Anyone regularly practicing law in or doing business with the Northern District is strongly encouraged to subscribe.)
  • CAND-ECF: Electronic Case Filing (ECF) updates, including technical information, rule changes, service outages, etc. (ECF users are strongly encouraged to subscribe.)
  • CAND-HIST: Historical Society program announcements.
  • CAND-PRAC: Practice Program program announcements.

The lists are hosted by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, but are managed by court staff in the Northern District of California.


To subscribe:

NOTE : All registered users in our ECF system have been automatically subscribed to
both CAND-NEWS and CAND-ECF. Unless you wish to unsubscribe from these lists,
you need not do anything more.

  1. Create a new email addressed to: LISTSERV@NYED.USCOURTS.GOV
  2. Leave the subject line blank. Words in the subject line may cause an error message to be returned.
  3. Place one of the following in the BODY of your email:
    SUBSCRIBE CAND-NEWS Anonymous
    SUBSCRIBE CAND-ECF Anonymous
    SUBSCRIBE CAND-HIST Anonymous
    SUBSCRIBE CAND-PRAC Anonymous

EXAMPLE: To subscribe to the ECF email list, the body of your email should say: SUBSCRIBE CAND-ECF Anonymous.


To unsubscribe:

  1. Create a new email addressed to: LISTSERV@NYED.USCOURTS.GOV
  2. Leave the subject line blank. Words in the subject line may cause an error message to be returned.
  3. Place the following text in the BODY of your email: SIGNOFF [LISTNAME]

EXAMPLE: To unsubscribe from the ECF list, the body of your email should say:
SIGNOFF CAND-ECF.


List Inquiries:

Find out whether you are already subscribed to one or more lists by placing the text QUERY * in the body of an email to: LISTSERV@NYED.USCOURTS.GOV.

Technical questions should be emailed to the court's E-Filing Helpdesk at ecfhelpdesk@cand.uscourts.gov.

Questions about an individual list should be emailed to that list using the email addresses below. The question will be forwarded to the list manager.

CAND-NEWS@NYED.USCOURTS.GOV

CAND-ECF@NYED.USCOURTS.GOV

CAND-HIST@NYED.USCOURTS.GOV

CAND-PRAC@NYED.USCOURTS.GOV