Visiting the Court

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Address:

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


Entrances & Hours

Courthouse Main Street Entrance 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on oral argument days. 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on other daysWheelchair access. Contact the Access Coordinator, Chief Deputy Clerk, at 804-916-2700 for access assistance related to hearing impairments or other disabilities.

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: On oral argument days, attorneys presenting argument must register in the library (Courthouse Room 101) between 30 and 45 minutes before court starts. For attorney registration times, click here.

Security Screening

Allow additional time for security screening. Photo identification is required. Electronic devices are prohibited except as permitted for attorneys and their staff by the Electronic Device Policy.

Storage cabinets are available at the entrances for storage of cell phones at the owner's risk; lockers are not available. Firearms, pocket knives, scissors, letter openers, screw drivers, mace, pepper spray, and other potential weapons are prohibited; food and beverages are also prohibited. Umbrellas must be left at entrance.

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