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Federal courts, including three of the nation’s oldest, recently celebrated anniversaries focusing on the Judiciary’s heritage.

High school students sound off on Constitutional issues that matter to them in a video commemorating Bill of Rights Day, which occurs Dec. 15.  In this 2.5-minute video, students relate specific Amendments to their personal experiences and deeply held beliefs.

The nation's first-ever federal court session, held in November 1789, is honored at a Manhattan ceremony, as shown in a newly released Judiciary Now video

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.

In a first for the federal Judiciary, America’s newest citizens are being invited to join an annual celebration of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, by taking part in more than two dozen naturalization ceremonies that will be held from Maine to Alaska on Sept. 17 and 18.

In celebration of July Fourth, citizens, attorneys and federal judges from across the country reflect on what independence means and how the U.S. courts protect their freedoms. In a brief video, participants from Washington, New York City and San Francisco also share their thoughts on two key phrases from the Declaration of Independence: "All men are created equal," and "Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness."

In celebration of the 225th anniversary of the Federal Judiciary Act of 1789, the Federal Judges Association and the Federal Bar Association have teamed up to sponsor a nationwide essay contest for high school students.

With May 17 approaching as the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision, the U.S. Courts website has resources to commemorate the landmark ruling that ended segregation in public education.

A new federal courthouse in Yuma, Ariz., named for slain U.S. District Chief Judge John M. Roll, was formally dedicated in a ceremony on April 24, 2014.


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