Category: US Courts

New York Court Eases Return into Community After Prison

Main content Judge Raymond Lohier, Jr., of the Second Circuit Court of Appeals, congratulates RISE Court graduate Stanley Downey during…

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Judiciary Seeks $1.54 Billion for Infrastructure

Citing “crucial infrastructure needs for courthouse security, courthouse construction, and information technology,” the Judiciary is asking Congress for $1.54 billion as…

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Judiciary Affirms Need for Bill to Protect Federal Judges

The federal Judiciary has voiced its support for newly introduced legislation to protect federal judges, saying action by Congress is needed…

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Judges Welcome New Americans at Wrigley Field

Main content In the friendly confines of Wrigley Field, two federal judges welcomed 172 immigrants from 45 countries as newly…

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2020 Wiretap Report: Intercepts and Convictions Decrease

Federal and state courts reported a combined 26 percent decrease in authorized wiretaps in 2020, compared with 2019, according to…

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Judge Jack Weinstein Mourned as Champion of Justice

Main content U.S. District Judge Jack B. Weinstein of the Eastern District of New York Since the death of Judge…

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Court Intervention Teams Target Substance Abuse

Main content Two specialized programs in the Northern District of California are harnessing local resources to help high-risk individuals rebuild…

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Robert Katzmann, Judge and Civics Advocate, Dies at 68

Main content Judge Robert A. Katzmann Robert A. Katzmann, a former chief judge of the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals…

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U.S. Judicial Conference Urges Senate to Back Security Funding

Citing a growing danger to federal judges and courthouses, the Judicial Conference of the United States has asked the U.S….

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As COVID-19 Cases Fall, Juries Get Back to Work

Main content Chief Judge James K. Bredar, District of Maryland: “Even with improving virus metrics and climbing vaccination statistics, we…

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