Published onOctober 10, 2017
Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., selected a new chair for the Executive Committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States and three new chairs for other Conference committees.
Published onOctober 5, 2017
Six federal Judiciary employees have received the 2017 Director’s Awards, which recognize outstanding performance in the federal courts nationwide.
Published onSeptember 29, 2017
Federal courts around the country celebrated Constitution Day and Citizenship Day by arranging for students to welcome new U.S. citizens at nearly 50 naturalization ceremonies throughout September.
Published onSeptember 26, 2017
U.S. District Court Judge Juan R. Sánchez’s story is told in a new “Pathways to the Bench,” a U.S. Courts video series in which federal judges talk about how their life histories helped prepare them to serve justice.
Published onSeptember 18, 2017
The Clemente Ruiz Nazario U.S. Courthouse in San Juan, Puerto Rico will open to the public on Tuesday, October 17, 2017.
Published onSeptember 12, 2017
The Judicial Conference of the United States today approved an updated list of courthouse construction priorities and guidelines for portable communications devices in courthouses.
Published onSeptember 7, 2017
Two hundred and thirty years after it was signed, the United States Constitution remains a powerful source of inspiration, and of personal liberties. In a newly released U.S. Courts video, people from different walks of life tell how and why the nation’s founding document is important to them.
Published onSeptember 6, 2017
Federal courthouses in southern Florida are reopening Monday, September 18 after closures caused by Hurricane Irma.
Published onAugust 30, 2017
Four new Supreme Court Fellows are set to begin their 2017-2018 fellowships in September.
Published onAugust 25, 2017
All federal courthouses have reopened, after being shut down more than a week because of Tropical Storm Harvey.
Published onAugust 24, 2017
Don Bush, a retired federal magistrate judge in Texas, left the bench and is pursuing a new career as a newly certified paramedic.
Published onAugust 17, 2017
The annual cost of detaining federal prisoners before trial and after sentencing is significantly higher than the cost of supervision in the community, according to recent figures by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
Published onAugust 10, 2017
In federal courthouses across the United States, access to justice requires the use of languages spoken around the globe.
Published onAugust 3, 2017
The judiciary has made it a mission to reduce space and cost, all while improving efficiency. A new U.S. Courts video shows how the Judiciary is reducing building space by storing files electronically, eliminating the need for large rooms to shelve paper documents.
Published onJuly 25, 2017
The number of federal prison inmates sentenced under mandatory minimum laws decreased by 14 percent from 2010 to 2016, although they still make up more than half of all federal inmates, according to a new report by the United States Sentencing Commission.