High standards of conduct and integrity for judges and staff are supported by audits, reviews, internal controls, and stewardship training.
Space-reduction policies implemented by the Judicial Conference are shrinking the Judiciary’s space footprint nationwide.
Innovations are helping contain court operating costs and improve the delivery of justice.
Staffing, technology, management, and service initiatives help the federal courts work more effectively and efficiently.
Improved web communications and a nationwide celebration of Constitution Day increase public access to and understanding of the courts.
Federal defender organizations and Criminal Justice Act attorneys provide defense counsel to those who are unable to afford the cost of representation.
Probation and pretrial services officers use new technology to safeguard communities and to investigate and supervise persons charged with or convicted of federal crimes.
Judicial Conference rules committees continuously study and make recommendations for amendments to the Federal Rules of Practice and Procedure, which govern litigation in the federal courts.