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E-Rule 2: Scope of Electronic Filing

(a) Except as otherwise prescribed, all cases filed in the Court are assigned to the CM/ECF system. Administrative matters, including attorney disciplinary actions and judicial complaints, are not assigned to CM/ECF.

(b) Self-represented litigants may only file documents electronically if they are approved as CM/ECF Users. See E-Rule 3(b).

(c) Except for documents initiating cases in the Court (such as a Notice of Appeal or Petition for Extraordinary Relief), all submissions filed by a representative must be filed electronically using CM/ECF. For documents initiating a case, in addition to conventional methods of filing, see U.S. Vet. App. R. 3, 4, 25, such documents may also be filed by electronically attaching the document to an email sent to

(d) If a document is filed electronically, paper copies are not to be filed. The Court may request paper copies of electronically filed documents as needed, and the CM/ECF User must promptly file the requested copies.

(e) Upon motion and a showing of good cause, the Court may exempt a representative from these provisions and authorize filing by means other than use of CM/ECF.

(f) All electronic documents must be filed in PDF.