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At its September meeting, the Judicial Conference approved several recommendations, including one for a pilot project to evaluate the effect of cameras in federal district courtrooms.
Judicial Conference of the United States, September 2010
Executive Committee of the Judicial Conference
The 2010 Leonidas Ralph Mecham Award for Exemplary Service to the Courts honors two Administrative Office employees.
The Judiciary will likely begin fiscal year 2011 without an enacted appropriations bill and, instead, will be operating at FY 2010 funding levels under a continuing resolution.
The Judiciary received $10 million to address workload requirements in the courts resulting from immigration and other law enforcement initiatives.
Hard work and a deliberative, inclusive process is helping ensure that the Judiciary’s Case Management/Electronic Case Files system will shine brighter in its next generation
A report by the U.S. Sentencing Commission shows that federal courts impose terms of supervised release in the overwhelming majority of cases, even where it is not statutorily required.
The behavior of bankruptcy filings across time exhibits its own seasonal pattern.
Easy access to Judiciary information comes courtesy of widgets, available on uscourts.gov
Thanks to the late Senator Robert Byrd, September 17th is the official day to celebrate our Constitution. The Judiciary’s website offers a variety of programs to help celebrate the Constitution throughout the year.
In a Third Branch Interview, Judge Janet Hall, chair of the Federal-State Jurisdiction Committee examines that question and the role of her committee.