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Important Security Information

Visitors enter the courthouse through the building's main entrance.  You will be required to walk though a magnetometer and your bags will be screened by an x-ray machine.  A valid picture ID is required for entry into the federal court facilities within the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia.  An ID is defined as any current State ID or Driver's License, Federal ID, U.S. Military ID, or Passport which has a photograph and personal identifier information. Any questionable forms of ID will be verified and approved by a Deputy U.S. Marshal.  Items such as cell phones, laptop computers, cameras, audio recorders, etc., are not allowed in the courthouse.  Weapons of any kind may not be brought into the courthouse.
Members of the public are prohibited from bringing cell phones, pagers, PDAs, laptop computers, cameras, tape recorders, and all other personal electronic devices into the courthouse. There are no lockers available to store these items while you visit the building.
For Persons Who Have Disabilities:
Courthouse Access:
Wheelchair access is available through the same entrance.