Category: US Courts

Judiciary Addresses Cybersecurity Breach: Extra Safeguards to Protect Sensitive Court Records

After the recent disclosure of widespread cybersecurity breaches of both private sector and government computer systems, federal courts are immediately…

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Duff to Retire as Administrative Office Director; Judge Mauskopf Named as Successor

James C. Duff has announced he will retire as the director of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts on…

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Chief Justice Roberts Issues 2020 Year-End Report

Main content Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., has issued his 2020 Year-End Report on the…

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Judicial Security Legislation Stalls, Awaits Congressional Action in 2021

On Wednesday afternoon, the United States Senate considered but failed to act on the Daniel Anderl Judicial Security and Privacy…

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Federal Courts Participate in Audio Livestream Pilot

Thirteen district courts around the country will livestream audio of select proceedings in civil cases of public interest next year…

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Judges Bring Students and Their Families an Inside Look at The Bill of Rights

Main content Magistrate Judge Nancy Joseph, Eastern District of Wisconsin, discusses the importance of the Bill of Rights with Matthew…

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Judicial and Legislative Branches to Continue Discussions on Judiciary Case Management Bill

The Judicial Conference of the United States expressed its opposition to the version of a bill passed by the House…

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Judiciary Calls for Passage of Security Legislation

“It’s not an overstatement to say that passage of the Daniel Anderl Judicial Security and Privacy Act of 2020 is…

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Courts Suspending Jury Trials as COVID-19 Cases Surge

About two dozen U.S. district courts have posted orders that suspend jury trials or grand jury proceedings, and scale back…

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Courts Suspending Jury Trials as COVID-19 Cases Surge

About two dozen U.S. district courts have posted orders that suspend jury trials or grand jury proceedings, and scale back…

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Law Clerk Hiring Plan Extended

The Judiciary’s Federal Law Clerk Hiring Pilot Plan, which makes the judicial clerkship hiring process more transparent and uniform, has…

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Law Clerk Hiring Plan Extended

The Judiciary’s Federal Law Clerk Hiring Pilot Plan, which makes the judicial clerkship hiring process more transparent and uniform, has…

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Chief Justice Names Conference Committee Chairs

Main content Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. has named eight new chairs of Judicial Conference committees and extended the…

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Chief Justice Names Conference Committee Chairs

Main content Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. has named eight new chairs of Judicial Conference committees and extended the…

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Bankruptcy Filings Fall Sharply for Second Straight Quarter

Despite continued high unemployment related to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, personal and business bankruptcy filings fell 21.1 percent for the…

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