Fiscal Year Bankruptcy Filings Lowest in Seven Years
New bankruptcy filings fell 13 percent in Fiscal Year 2014, to 963,739. This is the lowest number of bankruptcy filings for any 12-month period since 2007.
New Jury Messaging System Improves Customer Service
A new Integrated Voice Response notifies jurors of schedule changes through phone, email and text alerts. The system reduces inconvenience to the public and saves staff time and costs.
Rise in Numbers of Serious Offenders Takes Toll on Supervision Resources
Since 2003, the number of offenders in the two most serious criminal history categories has increased nearly 20 percent, straining post-conviction supervision resources.
Court’s Largest Single Disbursement Reaches Thousands of Victims
New Chairs Named for Judicial Conference Committees
From Coast to Coast, Judiciary Celebrates New Citizens
A new video shows scenes from a memorable day in which the Judiciary naturalized 8,500 new citizens in a coast-to-coast celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day.
Southern District of New York Makes September "Disaster Preparedness Month"
Judiciary, New Citizens and Students Honor Constitution Day
Students got a living lesson in civics as 8,500 new citizens were naturalized in a nationwide Judiciary celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day.
Judicial Conference Receives Budget Update, Forwards Rules Package to Supreme Court
Judiciary, GSA Begin Dialogue on Rent, Maintenance
The federal Judiciary and the General Services Administration (GSA) are launching an important new dialogue on space and rent management, at a time when the U.S. government’s landlord and one of its largest tenants are both grappling with a new era of downsizing.