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The Judicial Conference approved a series of money-saving initiatives at its March 2012 meeting, preparing for funding levels that otherwise will cause significant reductions in staff and court services.
Caseloads for fiscal year 2011 increased in the district courts and in the probation and pretrial services system, while falling slightly in the appellate and bankruptcy courts.
According to a survey of trial judges, most federal judges have taken steps to ensure that jurors do not use social media to discuss the trial in which they are involved.
A new software application displays all kinds of client case information geographically.
In an election year, members of the Judiciary should be aware of certain restrictions on their activities.
Coordinating the Judiciary’s efforts to achieve fiscal responsibility, accountability and efficiency is the Economy Subcommittee’s job. Subcommittee chair Judge Robert Broomfield talks about today’s budgetary climate and what the Judiciary is doing to contain costs.