Chief Justice Roberts Issues 2018 Year-End Report

E-Law Admin/ Dezember 31, 2018/ Jurisdiction US Supreme Court/ 0Kommentare

Main content Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., has issued his 2018 Year-End Report on the Federal Judiciary (pdf). This is the 14th report Chief Justice Roberts has issued since he was appointed chief justice in 2005. For reports from previous years, visit the U.S. Supreme Court website. Related Topics: United States Supreme Court e-Law Trainer

Judiciary Operating During Shutdown

E-Law Admin/ Dezember 22, 2018/ Jurisdiction US Supreme Court/ 0Kommentare

Despite a partial shutdown of the federal government that began on Dec. 22, 2018, the Judiciary remains open and can continue operations for approximately three weeks, through Jan. 11, 2019, by using court fee balances and other funds not dependent on a new appropriation. Most proceedings and deadlines will occur as scheduled. In cases where an attorney from an Executive

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Courts Endure Rough Storm Season

E-Law Admin/ Dezember 20, 2018/ Jurisdiction US Supreme Court/ 0Kommentare

Main content The Panama City clerk’s office was uninhabitable after the building’s roof caved in during Hurricane Michael. Tin roofs were ripped from buildings and garage doors crumbled like paper, when Super Typhoon Yutu hit the Northern Mariana Islands in late October. Heavy rain and sustained winds of 180 mph left many people on the island territory without power and water.

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Newest Americans Wow Fans at Stadium Naturalization

E-Law Admin/ Dezember 18, 2018/ Jurisdiction US Supreme Court/ 0Kommentare

Main content Photo credit: Ed Fernandez Photo credit: Ed Fernandez Photo credit: Ed Fernandez With the help of a federal judge and a football stadium of cheering spectators, 65 immigrants from 38 nations became United States citizens, as the Jacksonville Jaguars hosted a naturalization ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 16. U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard, of the Middle District of Florida, administered the

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Judges: Separation of Powers Protects Bill of Rights

E-Law Admin/ Dezember 13, 2018/ Jurisdiction US Supreme Court/ 0Kommentare

Main content In a new, five-minute video, federal judges offer insights into their thinking about the separation of powers and describe how healthy tensions among the branches have a stabilizing effect on democracy. The judges also share their respect for and commitment to this founding principle, which has an impact on everyday American life. Court Shorts: Separation of Powers is

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Judiciary Succeeds in Campaign to Cut Space and Rents

E-Law Admin/ Dezember 11, 2018/ Jurisdiction US Supreme Court/ 0Kommentare

Main content The federal Judiciary reduced building space by 1.1 million square feet — equal to two and a quarter U.S. Capitol buildings. Judges, Administrative Office officials and space managers from around the country gathered recently to celebrate the Judiciary’s success in cutting work space by more than three percent over the past five years. Space managers from the Judiciary’s 12

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Judicial Integrity Officer Named for Federal Judiciary

E-Law Admin/ Dezember 3, 2018/ Jurisdiction US Supreme Court/ 0Kommentare

Main content Jill Langley Jill Langley, the director of workplace relations for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and a recognized authority in employment dispute resolution (EDR), has been selected to serve as the federal Judiciary’s first judicial integrity officer, James C. Duff, director of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, announced today. “The appointment of

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2018 Director’s Awards Presented for Leadership, Excellence

E-Law Admin/ November 26, 2018/ Jurisdiction US Supreme Court/ 0Kommentare

Main content Judiciary employees from eight federal courts have received the 2018 Director’s Awards, which recognize outstanding performance, innovation, and dedication nationwide. The recipients were nominated by colleagues based on career achievements and contributions to specific projects that have benefited their home courts and the federal Judiciary as a whole. “The Director’s Awards recognize outstanding leadership, innovation and efficiency,” said

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Judges Help Judges When Courts Face Heavy Caseloads

E-Law Admin/ November 8, 2018/ Jurisdiction US Supreme Court/ 0Kommentare

On most days, Senior Judge Royce C. Lamberth presides over jury trials in criminal and civil cases in his courtroom in Washington, D.C. But sometimes, Lamberth gets a taste of what it’s like to be an appellate judge reviewing decisions by district court judges like himself. Lamberth takes part in the Judiciary’s intercircuit assignments program, which makes it possible for

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New Bankruptcy Cases Fall 2.2 Percent

E-Law Admin/ Oktober 31, 2018/ Jurisdiction US Supreme Court/ 0Kommentare

Main content Bankruptcy filings fell by 2.2 percent for the 12-month period ending September 30, 2018, compared with the year ending September 30, 2017, continuing a series of slight annual declines in new cases. The September 2018 annual bankruptcy filings totaled 773,375, compared with 790,830 cases in the previous year, according to statistics released by the Administrative Office of the

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