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This is a restricted government system for official judiciary business only. All activities on this system for any purpose, and all access attempts, may be recorded and monitored or reviewed by persons authorized by the federal judiciary for improper use, protection of system security, performance of maintenance, and appropriate management by the judiciary of its systems. By using this system or any connected system, users expressly consent to system monitoring and to official access to data reviewed and created by them on the system.

Any evidence of unlawful activity, including unauthorized access attempts, may be reported to law enforcement officials.

For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage. You are hereby notified that use of this site constitutes consent to such monitoring. Unauthorized modification of any information stored on this system may result in criminal prosecution.

If you visit our site, we collect and store the following information only: the name of the domain from which you accessed the Internet (e.g.,; the IP address from which you accessed this site; the date and time you accessed the site; and the pages you visited.

The Fifth Circuit Library is not responsible for the creation or maintenance of web sites linked to this site and does not vouch for the accuracy, completeness, or currency of any of the materials included on external sites.