Sealed documents can only be viewed by the court unless and until further order of the court. Ex parte documents are made available on the public docket the day after they are filed. Witness lists can be viewed by the case participants and the court. Documents in Social Security Appeals and Immigration cases (Fed.R.Civ.P. 5.2(c)) can be viewed by case participants, the court, and at the clerk’s office public terminal.
Note: You must log into CM/ECF with your e-filer login and password in order to view documents restricted to case participants only. The system will verify you are a party in the case by your login ID; therefore, the CM/ECF login used must be associated with an attorney that has appeared in the case and is listed on the docket.