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A first-of-its-kind study of federal offenders shows less than a quarter are re-arrested after three years under supervision. Probation officers hope to use this and other data to predict recidivism, evaluate the effectiveness of supervision strategies, and ultimately improve community safety.
In 2010, OSCAR grew to include 1,501 federal judges and 98 percent of all law schools accredited by the ABA.
Today, just six of the judges nominated by President John F. Kennedy’s remain on the bench, all of them senior judges. In their time, they’ve witnessed significant changes in the federal Judiciary, presided over historic cases, and emerged with an unshaken love for their work.
Users of the Bankruptcy Noticing Center gave the BNC top grades in this year’s survey.
Blanket Purchase Agreements offer a simplified and cost effective way for courts to buy information technology products and services.
Chief Judge Sarah S. Vance and Judge Robin J. Cauthron have been named to the Executive Committee.
The 111th Congress ended in December. In its second session, Congress passed, and the President signed into law, legislation that improves court functions, influences federal caseloads, and changes sentencing for certain offenses.
In an interview with Judge J. Frederick Motz, chair of the Judicial Conference Committee on Intercircuit Assignments, he talks about the committee become increasingly proactive in its efforts to provide assistance to overburdened courts.