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Judges Offer Inside Look at Appellate Courts

The role of federal Courts of Appeals in protecting the rights of Americans in criminal and civil cases is the focus of a U.S. Courts educational video featuring two appellate judges, a clerk of court, and an appellate court administrative specialist.

The panel discussion, titled “Knowledge Seminar: an Inside Look at the Appellate Courts,” was held March 31 in Washington, D.C. Panelists included Judge Roger L. Gregory, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals; Judge N. Randy Smith, Ninth Circuit; Margaret Carter, Clerk of Court, First Circuit; and Leeann Yufanyi, Deputy Chief, Court Services Office at the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. 

The video of the question-and-answer session also includes a brief educational summary of the Courts of Appeals’ structure and function. 

Related Topics: Appellate Courts, Public Education