Commencing with the March 2022 Term, the Appellate Division First Department plans to resume in-person oral arguments. When in-person oral arguments resume on March 1, 2022 , only counsel and self-represented litigants who are arguing will be permitted to enter the courthouse. As is customary, oral arguments will be livestreamed on the Court’s website.

Additionally, Monday, February 28, 2022 all oral arguments on appeal at the Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department will be held in person. The Court will not be entertaining requests for remote arguments on appeals calendared on or after February 28, 2022, as all such matters either shall be orally argued in person or shall be submitted without argument.