(a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, no appeal shall
bring any judgment, order or decree in an action, suit or
proceeding of a civil nature before a court of appeals for review
unless notice of appeal is filed, within thirty days after the
entry of such judgment, order or decree.
(b) In any such action, suit, or proceeding, the time as to all
parties shall be 60 days from such entry if one of the parties is -
(1) the United States;
(2) a United States agency;
(3) a United States officer or employee sued in an official
(4) a current or former United States officer or employee sued
in an individual capacity for an act or omission occurring in
connection with duties performed on behalf of the United States,
including all instances in which the United States represents
that officer or employee when the judgment, order, or decree is
entered or files the appeal for that officer or employee.
(c) The district court may, upon motion filed not later than 30
days after the expiration of the time otherwise set for bringing
appeal, extend the time for appeal upon a showing of excusable
neglect or good cause. In addition, if the district court finds -
(1) that a party entitled to notice of the entry of a judgment
or order did not receive such notice from the clerk or any party
within 21 days of its entry, and
(2) that no party would be prejudiced,
the district court may, upon motion filed within 180 days after
entry of the judgment or order or within 14 days after receipt of
such notice, whichever is earlier, reopen the time for appeal for a
period of 14 days from the date of entry of the order reopening the
time for appeal.
(d) This section shall not apply to bankruptcy matters or other
proceedings under Title 11.