The court resumed in-person oral arguments with the 2022-2023 term in September. The public may view arguments in real time, as well as archived arguments, at the DC Court of Appeals YouTube channel.
The court is also conducting a hybrid oral argument pilot project, in which parties may request to appear remotely. The court may also conduct the entire proceeding remotely (e.g., in case of inclement weather or worsened pandemic conditions). The information sheet (PDF) provides details.
If you have been granted permission to appear remotely or are the arguing attorney or a self-represented party in a virtual oral argument, court staff will email you the link for the videoconference. The participant protocol (PDF) provides technical guidance and best practices.
All arguing attorneys and self-represented parties must ensure we have your current email address and phone number (please check the efiling system or call the Public Office at (202) 879-2700).
The DC Courts have remote hearing sites (PDF) available in various locations in the community to help persons who may not have computer devices or internet service at home to participate remotely in scheduled DCCA oral arguments or mediations.
The next Oral Arguments will be begin on Tuesday, December 12th, at 10:00 am on the DC Court of Appeals YouTube channel. You may need to refresh the YouTube page to see the video window after the start time.