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The Judiciary received its fiscal year 2011 funding — at $6.91 billion, about 1 percent above a FY 2010 hard freeze level.
Judge Julia Gibbons, chair of the Budget Committee, and AO Director Jim Duff, asked the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government for the Judiciary’s smallest funding increase on record.
A dozen courts have been selected to participate in a pilot program to provide free public access to court opinions through the GPO’s FdSys system.
They save chambers time, help pro se litigants navigate the system, and promote efficiency; they’re pro se law clerks.
Magistrate judges help return to the U.S. American citizens who are incarcerated abroad, often in harsh and life-threatening conditions.
Can’t live without your cell phone? Courts consider how new technology could be used by the public and court staff – and what that means for the courts.
Regular drug testing often is one of the conditions for pretrial release or for probation after time in prison.
Accountability is in the name and at the core of the work of the Judicial Conference Committee on Audits and Administrative Office Accountability. Judge David Katz talks about the committee’s work.
The Northern District of Texas holds a naturalization ceremony for 120 new U.S. citizens.