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A look at consumer bankruptcy filings shows that the middle-aged file the bulk of bankruptcies.
The Judiciary appeals to Congress for the funds necessary to address increasing workload needs in FY 2011– warning that shortfalls may delay the administration of justice.
Amendments to several Federal Rules will take effect in December, along with changes to Civil Rule 26 that will significantly affect how lawyers use expert witnesses.
A report to the Chief Justice that grew out of this year’s Civil Litigation Conference says educating lawyers, clients and judges should be part of the effort to cut costs and delays in civil litigation.
Thirty federal courts now provide digital audio recordings of court proceedings online.
Ljubljana, Slovenia and the Middle District of Florida are separated by several time zones, but united in efforts to improve the administration of justice.
With the holiday season, Judiciary employees should be aware of the rules on giving and receiving gifts.
Judge Joy Flowers Conti (W.D. Pa.) has been named chair of the Judicial Conference Committee on the Administration of the Bankruptcy System.
Instrumental in developing the Judiciary’s new strategic plan, Judge Charles Breyer is now the Judiciary’s planning coordinator. He talks about the strategic plan and what it means for the federal courts.
Both business and nonbusiness bankruptcy filings have risen in recent years, but now it looks like business bankruptcies are stabilizing.