Visiting the Court

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Address:

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Lewis F. Powell, Jr. United States Courthouse & Annex
1000 - 1100 E. Main Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219

Entrances & Hours -- Oral Argument

  • Courthouse Main Street Entrance: 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on oral argument days. Closed at other times.  Wheelchair access. Call Chief Deputy Clerk (804-916-2700) for other access assistance related to the courthouse or court proceedings.
  • Courthouse Bank Street Entrance: 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on oral argument days. Closed at other times. No wheelchair access.
  • Attorney Registration (Courthouse Room 222): Opens 60 minutes before court starts.  Registration must be completed 30 minutes before court starts.

Entrance & Hours -- Clerk's Office

  • Annex Main Street Entrance: 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. on oral argument days.  7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at other times.  Wheelchair  access. 

Security Screening

  • Allow additional time for security screening. Photo identification is required. Electronic devices are prohibited except as permitted for attorneys and their staff for oral argument. See Electronic Device Policy. Firearms, pocket knives, scissors, letter openers, screw drivers, mace, pepper spray, and other potential weapons are prohibited. Food and beverages are prohibited. Umbrellas must be left at entrance. Storage lockers are not available.

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