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Western District of Tennessee - Document Filing System

FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY

This is a restricted government website for official PACER use only. All activities of PACER subscribers or users of this system for any purpose, and all access attempts, may be recorded and monitored by persons authorized by the federal judiciary for improper use, protection of system security, performance of maintenance and for appropriate management by the judiciary of its systems. By subscribing to PACER, users expressly consent to system monitoring and to official access to data reviewed and created by them on the system. If evidence of unlawful activity is discovered, including unauthorized access attempts, it may be reported to law enforcement officials.

TNWD HAS UPGRADED TO NEXTGEN CM/ECF

The US District Court for the Western District of Tennessee has upgraded CM/ECF to the new "NextGen" version. Filers will now use their PACER login for both viewing documents and filing.

The first time you log in, you will need to link your PACER account to your old filing account.

How To Link Your PACER Account To Your Old Filing Account.
More Information about NextGen CM/ECF

ATTORNEY ADMISSIONS AFTER NEXTGEN UPGRADE

Now that we have upgraded to NextGen CM/ECF, all attorney admissions will be done online via PACER.

How to Apply for Full Admission
How to Apply for Pro Hac Vice, Federal Attorney, or Multi-District Litigation admission

FILING THE STATE COURT RECORD IN HABEAS PETITIONS

If you are filing a habeas corpus petition pursuant to 28 USC 2254 or 2241, please see Administrative Order 2016-31 for instructions on filing the state court record.

ATTENTION WINDOWS 10 USERS

Microsoft Edge, the default browser in Windows 10, is not fully compatible with CM/ECF. In particular, Microsoft Edge is unable to display most PDFs from CM/ECF, and instead displays the error message Couldn't open PDF.

Instructions for changing your default browser can be found in this video: How to Change Your Default Browser in Windows 10.

DISCONTINUATION OF CM/ECF HELPDESK PHONELINE

Please be advised that effective October 1, 2011, the US District Court for the Western District of Tennessee will be discontinuing its CM/ECF helpdesk telephone service. Kindly direct all helpdesk requests after October 1, 2011, via email to cmecfhelpdesk@tnwd.uscourts.gov. Thank you.

NOTICE OF NEW SCANNING GUIDELINES

The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts and the National Archives have issued new guidelines regarding scanned documents filed via CM/ECF.

The new guidelines recommend that documents be scanned at 300x300 dpi (dots per inch), in black and white. The old guidelines recommended that documents be scanned at 200x200 dpi.

GENERAL INFORMATION

For assistance with CM/ECF, email cmecfhelpdesk@tnwd.uscourts.gov.

Please visit our web site to obtain registration forms.

If you wish to practice filing electronically, please visit our training website.


15January2020

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