We are committed to ensuring that txwd.uscourts.gov is accessible to all its users. Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate all users who utilize standards compliant web browsers as well as enabling software or assistive devices. It is highly recommended that the minimum browser size for viewing is 1024 x 768.
txwd.uscourts.gov has been developed to comply with the best practices outlined by the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Accessibility (W3C) Initiative. Each of our pages have been validated against current XHTML and CSS guidelines. This can be verified by any user on a regular basis using the links at the bottom of each page. txwd.uscourts.gov is regularly monitored to ensure that it meets or exceeds the requirements of the W3C.
txwd.uscourts.gov has also been developed to comply with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (as amended). Section 508 was enacted to eliminate barriers to information technology, to make available new opportunities for people with disabilities and to encourage the development of new technologies to help achieve these goals. This law requires that all individuals with disabilities have access to information and data comparable to that which is available to individuals without disabilities.
The following features are meant to assist our users:
Skip to main content
Located at the top of each page, this link allows users to quickly skip to the content of the page. A skip to link may be of use if you are using a screen magnifier, speech browser, or are viewing the site on a small screen.
Access keys provide users with quick access to navigating txwd.uscourts.gov.
- TAB: Move Forward through different objects on a web page
- SHIFT + TAB: Move Backward through different objects on a web page
- ALT + RIGHT ARROW: Go to next page
- ALT + LEFT ARROW or BACKSPACE KEY: Go to previous page
- UP ARROW or SHIFT + SPACEBAR: Scroll toward the beginning of a document
- DOWN ARROW or SPACEBAR: Scroll toward the end of a document
- HOME: Go to the top of the current page
- END: Go to the bottom of the current page
- CTRL + F: Find on this page
Note: Consult your browser's Help for information on using access keys.
This web site is served by a computer system on a U.S. Government owned network. Personnel from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas monitor this web site and other systems available to the public for security purposes to ensure it remains available to all users and to protect information in the system. By accessing this web site, you are expressly consenting to these monitoring activities. Unauthorized attempts to defeat or circumvent security features, to use the system for other than intended purposes, to deny service to authorized users, to access, obtain, alter, damage, or destroy information, or otherwise to interfere with the system or its operation are prohibited. Evidence of such acts may be disclosed to law enforcement authorities and result in criminal prosecution under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 (Pub. L. 99-474) and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104-294), (18 U.S.C. § 1030), or other applicable criminal laws.
The Western District of Texas welcomes comments on how to improve the site's accessibility for all users. Please contact us by sending an email to the webmaster. If you need to contact us via telephone, you may call the Information Technology office in San Antonio at (210) 472-4900.