2016 Federal Holidays
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 6103 of Title 5, United States Code, the following are legal public holidays. This Court, this Office of the Clerk and all agencies and departments of the Court will accordingly be closed on said days.
All orders, writs, process, pleading or other matters due on heretofore made returnable on any of said days, are hereby extended and continued as follows.
|Friday, January 1 - New Year’s Day||Monday, January 4|
|Monday, January 18 - Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.||Tuesday, January 19|
|Monday, February 15* - Washington’s Birthday||Tuesday, February 16|
|Monday, May 30 - Memorial Day||Tuesday, May 31|
|Monday, July 4 - Independence Day||Tuesday, July 5|
|Monday, September 5 - Labor Day||Tuesday, September 6|
|Monday, October 10 - Columbus Day||Tuesday, October 11|
|Friday, November 11 - Veterans Day||Monday, November 14|
|Thursday, November 24 - Thanksgiving Day||Friday, November 25|
|Monday, December 26** - Christmas Day||Tuesday, December 27|
|Monday, January 2, 2017 - New Year’s Day||Tuesday, January 3, 2017|
*This holiday is designated as "Washington’s Birthday" in section 6103(a) of title 5 of the United States Code, which is the law that specifies holidays for Federal employees. Though other institutions such as state and local governments and private businesses may use other names, it is our policy to always refer to holidays by the names designated in the law.
** December 25, 2016 (the legal public holiday for Christmas Day), falls on a Sunday. For most Federal employees, Monday, December 26, will be treated as a holiday for pay and leave purposes. (See section 3(a) of Executive order 11582, February 11, 1971.)