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January 2011

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2010 Year-End Report on the Federal Judiciary

Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.

Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr.

In 1935—in the midst of the Great Depression—many Americans sought respite from the Nation’s economic troubles at their local movie theaters, which debuted now-classic films, such as Mutiny on the Bounty, Top Hat, and Night at the Opera. Moviegoers of that era enjoyed a prelude of short features as they settled into their seats. As the lights dimmed, the screen beamed previews of coming attractions, Merrie Melody cartoons, and the Movietone newsreels of current events. The 1935 news shorts also provided many Americans with their first look at the Supreme Court’s new building, which opened that year. More

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The Bankruptcy Courts

The Federal Probation and Pretrial Services System