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1 - Judicial Conference Addresses Workplace Conduct and Criminal Justice Act Issues
2 - Courthouse Closures for Hurricane Florence
3 - Students Reflect on Promises of the Preamble
4 - Supreme Court Fellows Set to Begin New Term
5 - Bankruptcy Report Gives Details on 2017 Filers
6 - Using Evidence-Based Strategies to Protect Communities
7 - Judges Teach Civility as a Legal and Life Skill
8 - New Federal Judicial Center Director Announced
9 - June 2018 Bankruptcy Filings Fall 2.6 Percent
10 - Just the Facts: Americans with Disabilities Act
The Judicial Conference today approved changes to the Judiciary's Model Employment Dispute Resolution (EDR) Plan to cover interns and externs and to extend the time for initiating EDR complaints from 30 to 180 days. The Conference’s Judicial Resources Committee will consider further changes to the model plan at its next meeting. The Director of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts also reported on the recruitment of a Judicial Integrity Officer in the Administrative Office and the expansion of judicial, staff, and law clerk orientations and education dealing with workplace harassment.
9/13/2018 12:00:00 AM
Federal courthouses in New Bern and Wilmington, North Carolina, remain closed due to Hurricane Florence.
9/12/2018 12:00:00 AM
A cross section of high school journalists shared their reflections on the aspirations expressed in the preamble to the U.S. Constitution, putting into a modern context such phrases as “We the People …” and “a more perfect Union….”
9/6/2018 12:00:00 AM
Four new Supreme Court Fellows are set to begin their 2018-2019 fellowships in September.
9/4/2018 12:00:00 AM
Consumers filing for bankruptcy in 2017 reported aggregated assets of $80 billion and aggregated total liabilities of $105 billion, according to an annual report filed by the Judiciary with Congress.
8/27/2018 12:00:00 AM
Federal probation officers have always tried to bring about positive life change in the lives of people under supervision, whether it’s helping them get a job, get into drug treatment, or even acquire better decision-making skills. In today’s technology-driven world, officers are also employing increasingly sophisticated research and data analysis tools in their supervision plans.
8/2/2018 12:00:00 AM
Civility is a critical factor in making difficult decisions in the law and in life. That is the conclusion that can be drawn from a new video that captures the insights of federal judges who have several lifetimes of experience dealing with contentious, high-stakes issues in their courtrooms.
7/26/2018 12:00:00 AM
Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., announced that the Board of the Federal Judicial Center has selected Deputy Director John S. Cooke to be the eleventh director of the Federal Judicial Center.
7/25/2018 12:00:00 AM
Bankruptcy filings fell 2.6 percent for the 12-month period ending June 30, 2018, compared with the year ending June 30, 2017, according to statistics released by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
7/24/2018 12:00:00 AM
While overall civil rights cases have declined, cases brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) have increased three-fold in recent years. Filings in three states – California, Florida, and New York – account for a significant number of the civil rights cases filed under the ADA. You can find out more in this new installment of Just the Facts.
7/12/2018 12:00:00 AM
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