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New Court Programs Inspire Students to Enter Legal Profession

Thu, 02/29/2024 - 00:00
Federal judges across the country are partnering with local bar associations, community groups, and schools to bring programs like these to high school students in the communities they serve.

Judge Raymond Lohier Shares His Immigration Story and the Diverse Perspective it Brings

Thu, 02/15/2024 - 00:00
A new video profile explores Judge Raymond J. Lohier, Jr.'s, Haitian and Caribbean heritage and the story of how his family came to America.

New Civics Education Program Puts a Local Lens on Landmark Supreme Court Cases

Thu, 02/01/2024 - 00:00
Twenty-two high school students in the St. Louis area were the first to participate in a new civics education program teaching them about the federal Judiciary through a landmark Supreme Court case that originated in their hometown and local court.

Bankruptcy Filings Rise 16.8 Percent

Fri, 01/26/2024 - 00:00
Total bankruptcy filings rose 16.8 percent, with significant increases in both business and non-business bankruptcies, in the twelve-month period ending Dec. 31, 2023. This accelerates a continuing rebound in filings after more than a decade of sharply dropping totals.

Chief Justice Roberts Issues 2023 Year-End Report

Sun, 12/31/2023 - 00:00
Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., has issued his 2023 Year-End Report on the Federal Judiciary.

Federal Judges Bring Civil Discourse Program to Law Students

Tue, 12/12/2023 - 00:00
Court proceedings put a premium on decorum and civil discourse, but the skills and dispositions that set the stage start long before the attorneys and parties enter the courtroom. That is why federal judges and attorneys collaborated with Duke Law School to bring the Judiciary’s Civil Discourse and Difficult Decisions program to law students for the first time.

Director’s Awards Recognize 19 Employees for Leadership, Service

Mon, 12/04/2023 - 00:00
A total of 19 employees have received the 2023 Director’s Awards, which recognize employees who have exemplified the core values, issues, strategies, and goals of the Judiciary.

Judicial Branch Lowers FY 2024 Funding Request, But Remains Concerned About Budget Shortfall

Fri, 12/01/2023 - 00:00
The Judicial Branch reduced its FY 2024 funding request to Congress by nearly $184 million as part of the regular budget process. But it continued to voice concerns about proposed appropriation levels that are too low to preserve federal courts’ ability “to administer justice effectively and efficiently.”