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.
Published onOctober 11, 2018
A new federal courthouse has been formally unveiled in Mobile, Alabama, featuring improved safety and access for the public and improvements in information technology.
Published onOctober 4, 2018
Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., has named eight new chairs of Judicial Conference committees. Unless otherwise noted, the appointments took effect on Oct. 1, 2018.
Published onOctober 2, 2018
The Judicial Conference’s committees on Codes of Conduct and Judicial Conduct and Disability will hold a public hearing on the proposed changes to the Code of Conduct for U.S. Judges and the Judicial Conduct and Disability Rules at 9 a.m. on Oct. 30, 2018 at the Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, One Columbus Circle, NE, Washington, D.C.
Published onSeptember 24, 2018
Judge Charles R. Breyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California is the recipient of the 2018 Edward J. Devitt Distinguished Service to Justice Award.
Published onSeptember 20, 2018
Judges engaged the public in real-life civics lessons at Constitution Day celebrations on college campuses, at readings of the founding document on courthouse steps, during naturalization ceremonies at presidential homes, and in recitations of the preamble.