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Judiciary News - United States Courts
1 - 2016 Wiretap Report: Federal Orders Rise, State Totals Fall
2 - Judges Host Teachers for Summer Seminars
3 - Courts of Appeals Help Lead Space Reduction Push
4 - Scams Target Citizens with False Jury Service Claims
5 - Federal Judiciary Seeks Funds to Support Court Operations in Coming Year
6 - Interactive Database Aids the Study of Judiciary Trends
7 - Judging an Injustice: During Asian Heritage Month, Japanese Internments Are Recalled
8 - Federal Courts Using Technology to Improve Juror Experience
9 - Jury Service Close-Up Highlights Appreciation Week
10 - Policy Shifts Reduce Federal Prison Population
An annual Judiciary report on wiretaps showed a sharp divergence between federal and state courts, with federal courts reporting a 11 percent increase in authorized wiretaps in 2016, compared to 2015, and state courts reporting a 41 percent decline.
6/28/2017 12:00:00 AM
As teachers bid farewell to their students for the summer, federal courts are offering them a chance to spend the dog days in hands-on, interactive professional development seminars in the courtroom.
6/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
The 12 regional Courts of Appeals are playing an outsized role in helping the federal Judiciary to achieve its five-year goal for reducing courthouse and office space.
6/15/2017 12:00:00 AM
Recent scams in federal courts in South Carolina and Virginia are typical of the fraudsters.
6/8/2017 12:00:00 AM
Representatives of the federal Judiciary today asked Congress to provide $7.2 billion in Fiscal Year 2018 to fund the continuing operations of the judicial branch, as well as to enhance cybersecurity, adequately provide for funds for counsel for indigent defendants, and to ensure sufficient security at federal courthouses.
5/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
A recently enhanced database that houses information about civil and criminal federal cases dating to 1970 is now available to researchers and the public on the Federal Judicial Center’s website as part of a partnership with the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
5/16/2017 12:00:00 AM
In the first months after Japanese bombs fell on Pearl Harbor in 1941, Atsushi Wallace Tashima’s life wasn’t much different from that of other young Americans. Like others in his ethnically mixed Los Angeles neighborhood, Tashima’s family draped their windows at night, to protect against America’s new wartime enemies. But the Tashimas soon were branded, solely because of their ethnic heritage, as potential spies and saboteurs. By presidential order, 120,000 Japanese Americans living on the West Coast were uprooted from their homes, and shipped off to internment camps.
5/11/2017 12:00:00 AM
In a concerted effort to make it easier for people to serve as jurors, the federal Judiciary is embracing technologies aimed at reducing wait times, paperwork, and trips to the courthouse.
5/5/2017 12:00:00 AM
The first week of May is Juror Appreciation Week. In observance of that event, two educational videos about federal jury service are available.
5/2/2017 12:00:00 AM
A decline in the number of federal prosecutions and in the severity of sentences for drug-related crime in recent years has resulted in a significant drop in the federal prison population, according to statistics from the Judiciary, the U.S. Sentencing Commission (USSC), and the Bureau of Prisons (BOP).
4/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
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