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James C. Duff, Director of the Administrative
Office (AO), will resign this
summer to become President and Chief
Executive Officer of the Freedom Forum, a
non-partisan private foundation dedicated
to improving understanding of the First
Amendment and the Constitution.
The federal trial courts have been selected to take part in the Judiciary’s digital video pilot, beginning July 18, 2011.
Two bills creating new Article III judgeships were introduced in the Senate in May.
Fourteen federal district courts have been selected to participate in a 10-year pilot project to enhance expertise in patent cases among district judges.
Judge Julie A. Robinson, chair of the Judicial Conference Committee on Court Administration and Case Management, talks about her committee’s projects and goals.
Chief Judge Ricardo H. Hinojosa (S.D. Tex.) is the recipient of the 29th Annual Edward J. Devitt Distinguished Service to Justice Award.
Judge Reggie Walton testified on behalf of the Judicial Conference at a US. Sentencing Commission hearing held this month to consider making recent crack cocaine amendments retroactive.
In fiscal year 2010, the work contributions of magistrate judges to the federal courts reached new heights as they handled more than 1 million matters.
The Judiciary received its FY 2011 funding. Here’s how the funding is allocated.
The National Level Exercise tested and evaluated the incident response and recovery capabilities of courts along the New Madrid and Wabash Valley seismic zones.
High school students from Bosnia and Herzegovina joined D.C. and Maryland high school students for this year’s Law Day celebrations.