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Judiciary News - United States Courts
1 - Judiciary Open During Government Shutdown
2 - Courts Help Each Other Survive Hurricane Season
3 - Court Declares a Settlement Week to Clear Old Caseload
4 - Federal Judiciary Workplace Conduct Working Group Formed
5 - Providing Equal Justice Through Training
6 - Chief Justice Roberts Issues 2017 Year-End Report
7 - Federal Judicial Center Marks 50th Anniversary
8 - New Bankruptcy Form, Rules Take Effect
9 - Jury Scams Target Even Unlikely Victims
10 - Moments in History: Judge Jack Weinstein and Mass Tort Litigation
Despite a government shutdown, the federal Judiciary will remain open and can continue operations for approximately three weeks, through February 9, by using court fee balances and other funds not dependent on a new appropriation.
1/20/2018 12:00:00 AM
Federal courts share their stories of surviving an extreme hurricane season.
1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
The Western District Court of New York is one of the most congested courts in the country, receiving over 3,000 filings annually with individual judges’ caseloads at nearly 800. To reduce a long backlog of unresolved lawsuits, Chief Judge Frank P. Geraci, Jr., revived a mediation strategy not used by the court since 1995: a settlement week.
1/12/2018 12:00:00 AM
James C. Duff, Director of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, has established a Federal Judiciary Workplace Conduct Working Group to review the safeguards currently in place within the Judiciary to protect employees from inappropriate conduct in the workplace.
1/12/2018 12:00:00 AM
Lawyers reflect on how the Judiciary’s defender training program gives them the confidence and know-how to provide indigent clients with a solid defense.
1/4/2018 12:00:00 AM
Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., has issued his 2017 Year-End Report on the Federal Judiciary.
12/31/2017 12:00:00 AM
The Federal Judicial Center, which has educated generations of federal judges and provided ground-breaking research on such topics as court technology and less costly ways to resolve disputes, celebrates its 50th anniversary on Dec. 20, 2017.
12/20/2017 12:00:00 AM
Individuals filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 13 must use a new form that presents their payment plan in a more uniform and transparent manner, and creditors will have less time to submit a proof of claim, under new bankruptcy rules and form amendments that took effect Dec. 1.
12/1/2017 12:00:00 AM
Louisiana native Beth Cenac never thought she would be the target of a jury scam. She is a professional with a master’s degree who worked as a public librarian for 30 years and previously served on a jury.
11/16/2017 12:00:00 AM
Prominent judges, lawyers, and other associates share their recollections of the legal mastermind behind the Agent Orange class action settlement — U.S. Senior Judge Jack B. Weinstein, of the Eastern District of New York.
11/8/2017 12:00:00 AM
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