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Judicial Conference Approves Package of Workplace Conduct Reforms

Judicial Conference Approves Package of Workplace Conduct Reforms

The federal Judiciary’s national policy-making body today approved a package of workplace conduct-related amendments stating the obligations of judges and Judiciary employees to report reliable information likely to constitute misconduct; making clear that confidentiality obligations should never be an obstacle to reporting judicial misconduct or disability; and specifying that retaliation for disclosing misconduct is itself misconduct.
Source: Courts
Judicial Conference Approves Package of Workplace Conduct Reforms

AO Publishes 2018 Annual Report and Court Statistics

AO Publishes 2018 Annual Report and Court Statistics

Over the past year, the federal Judiciary launched an aggressive effort to address workplace conduct issues, achieved one of its top cost-saving goals, and maintained its commitment to excellence in public service, reported James C. Duff, the director of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts (AO), in his annual summary of the Judiciary’s activities.
Source: Courts
AO Publishes 2018 Annual Report and Court Statistics

Judiciary to Continue Funded Operations Until Jan. 25

Judiciary to Continue Funded Operations Until Jan. 25

During the partial shutdown of the federal government, which began Dec. 22, 2018, the Judiciary has continued to operate by using court fee balances and other “no-year” funds. The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts now estimates that federal courts can sustain paid operations through Jan. 25, 2019.
Source: Courts
Judiciary to Continue Funded Operations Until Jan. 25

Judiciary Operating on Limited Funds During Shutdown

Judiciary Operating on Limited Funds During Shutdown

During the partial shutdown of the federal government, which began Dec. 22, 2018, the Judiciary has continued to operate by using court fee balances and other “no-year” funds. The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts has revised its original estimate and now is working toward the goal of sustaining paid operations through Jan. 18, 2019.
Source: Courts
Judiciary Operating on Limited Funds During Shutdown