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Judiciary News - United States Courts
1 - Mandatory Minimum Sentences Decline, Sentencing Commission Says
2 - June 2017 Bankruptcy Filings Down 2.8 Percent
3 - Drug Trade Fuels Federal Prison Population
4 - A Snapshot of Bankruptcy Filers in 2016
5 - 2016 Wiretap Report: Federal Orders Rise, State Totals Fall
6 - Judges Host Teachers for Summer Seminars
7 - Courts of Appeals Help Lead Space Reduction Push
8 - Scams Target Citizens with False Jury Service Claims
9 - Federal Judiciary Seeks Funds to Support Court Operations in Coming Year
10 - Interactive Database Aids the Study of Judiciary Trends
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.
7/25/2017 12:00:00 AM
Bankruptcy filings fell 2.8 percent for the 12-month period ending June 30, 2017, compared with the year ending June 30, 2016, according to statistics released by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
7/21/2017 12:00:00 AM
Nearly half of all inmates in federal prison were convicted of drug-related offenses, and most inmates are young, minority men, according to the latest research of incarcerated federal offenders from the U.S. Sentencing Commission.
7/12/2017 12:00:00 AM
Consumers filing for bankruptcy in 2016 reported aggregated assets of $72 billion and aggregated total liabilities of $191 billion, a decline from the previous year, according to an annual report filed by the Judiciary with Congress.
7/6/2017 12:00:00 AM
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
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