Published onJanuary 7, 2019
During the partial shutdown of the federal government, which began Dec. 22, 2018, the Judiciary has continued to operate by using court fee balances and other “no-year” funds. The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts has revised its original estimate and now is working toward the goal of sustaining paid operations through Jan. 18, 2019.
Published onDecember 31, 2018
Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., has issued his 2018 Year-End Report on the Federal Judiciary.
Published onDecember 22, 2018
Despite a partial shutdown of the federal government, the Judiciary remains open and can continue operations for approximately three weeks, through Jan. 11, 2019, by using court fee balances and other funds not dependent on a new appropriation.
Published onDecember 20, 2018
From preparation to recovery, court offices affected by a rough storm season implemented unique strategies, some consulting with courts affected by past natural disasters to learn how to restore court operations as quickly as possible.
Published onDecember 18, 2018
With the help of a federal judge and a football stadium of cheering spectators, 65 immigrants from 38 nations became United States citizens, as the Jacksonville Jaguars hosted a naturalization ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 16.
Published onDecember 13, 2018
In a new, five-minute video, federal judges offer insights into their thinking about the separation of powers and describe how healthy tensions among the branches have a stabilizing effect on democracy. The judges also share their respect for and commitment to this founding principle, which has an impact on everyday American life.
Published onDecember 11, 2018
The federal Judiciary has succeeded dramatically in its five-year quest to reduce building space and rental costs, exceeding its original reduction goals by nearly 30 percent.
Published onDecember 3, 2018
Jill Langley, director of workplace relations for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, has been selected as the federal Judiciary’s first judicial integrity officer.
Published onNovember 26, 2018
Judiciary employees from eight federal courts have received the 2018 Director’s Awards, which recognize outstanding performance, innovation and dedication nationwide.
Published onNovember 8, 2018
Intercircuit assignments are the Judiciary's in-house solution to combatting heavy caseloads, allowing for judges in one jurisdiction to temporarily volunteer their services in another, helping courts in need.
Published onOctober 31, 2018
Bankruptcy filings fell by 2.2 percent for the 12-month period ending September 30, 2018, compared with the year ending September 30, 2017, continuing a series of slight annual declines in new cases.
Published onOctober 29, 2018
Throughout October, the Judiciary has celebrated the 50th anniversary of the creation of the magistrate judge system. This short video explains the tremendous impact that magistrate judges have had on the federal Judiciary in the last half century.
Published onOctober 24, 2018
A public hearing on the proposed changes to the Code of Conduct for U.S. Judges and the Judicial Conduct and Disability Rules will be available by livestream, beginning at 9 a.m. EDT on Oct. 30, 2018.
Published onOctober 22, 2018
In the federal judicial system, recidivism among people on post-conviction supervision is down, and signs of rehabilitation in that population are increasing.
Published onOctober 12, 2018
The following federal courthouse in Florida is closed due to the effects of Hurricane Michael.