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  • Judicial Conference Approves Package of Workplace Conduct Reforms
    by info@uscourts.gov on March 12, 2019 at 12:00 am

    The federal Judiciary’s national policy-making body today approved a package of workplace conduct-related amendments stating the obligations of judges and Judiciary employees to report reliable information likely to constitute misconduct; making clear that confidentiality obligations should never be an obstacle to reporting judicial misconduct or disability; and specifying that retaliation for disclosing misconduct is itself misconduct. […]

  • AO Publishes 2018 Annual Report and Court Statistics
    by info@uscourts.gov on March 12, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Over the past year, the federal Judiciary launched an aggressive effort to address workplace conduct issues, achieved one of its top cost-saving goals, and maintained its commitment to excellence in public service, reported James C. Duff, the director of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AO), in his annual summary of the Judiciary’s activities. […]

  • Just the Facts: Magistrate Judges Reach the Half Century Mark
    by info@uscourts.gov on February 20, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Throughout 2018, the federal Judiciary celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Federal Magistrates Act of 1968, which established the magistrate judge system. […]

  • Pioneering Judge Mary Lou Robinson Dies at 92
    by info@uscourts.gov on February 1, 2019 at 12:00 am

    U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson, who grew up during the Dust Bowl and Depression in Texas, attended law school as one of a half-dozen female classmates more than a half century ago, and later had a federal courthouse named in her honor, died Jan. 26 at the age of 92. […]

  • Bankruptcy Filings Fall 2 Percent
    by info@uscourts.gov on January 29, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Bankruptcy filings in the 12-month period ending December 31, 2018, fell 2 percent, compared with bankruptcy cases filed in calendar year 2017. &nbs […]

  • Judiciary Operations Continue After Funding Extension Is Enacted
    by info@uscourts.gov on January 28, 2019 at 12:00 am

    A new continuing resolution that was signed into law last Friday will fund the Judiciary’s fiscal year 2019 operations through Feb. 15. […]

  • Judiciary Has Funds to Operate Through Jan. 31
    by info@uscourts.gov on January 22, 2019 at 12:00 am

    The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AO) now estimates that federal courts can sustain funded operations through Jan. 31, 2019. The Judiciary continues to explore ways to conserve funds so it can sustain paid operations through Feb. 1. &nbs […]

  • Judiciary to Continue Funded Operations Until Jan. 25
    by info@uscourts.gov on January 16, 2019 at 12:00 am

    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 now estimates that federal courts can sustain paid operations through Jan. 25, 2019. […]

  • Judiciary Operating on Limited Funds During Shutdown
    by info@uscourts.gov on January 7, 2019 at 12:00 am

    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. […]

  • Chief Justice Roberts Issues 2018 Year-End Report
    by info@uscourts.gov on December 31, 2018 at 12:00 am

    Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., has issued his 2018 Year-End Report on the Federal Judiciary. […]

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