Federal Judicial Center

The Federal Judicial Center is the education and research agency of the United States federal courts. It was established by in 1967, at the recommendation of the Judicial Conference of the United States.

According to , the main areas of responsibility for the Center include: #conducting and promoting "research and study of the operation of the courts of the United States," and to act to encourage and coordinate the same by others; #developing "recommendations for improvement of the administration and management of [U.S.] courts," and presenting these to the Judicial Conference of the U.S.; and # through all means available, see to conducting programs for the "continuing education and training for personnel" of the U.S. judiciary, for all employees in the justice system, from judges through probation officers and mediators.

In addition to these major provisions, §620 (b)(4)(5)(6) sets forth the additional provisions that the FJC will (i) provide staff and assistance to the Judicial Conference and component bodies, (ii) coordinate programs and research on the administration of justice with the State Justice Institute, and (iii) cooperatively assist other government agencies in providing advice, and receiving advice, regarding judicial administration in foreign countries, in each of these cases, to the extent it is "consistent with the performance of the other functions set forth" earlier.

The Code also states (§621) that the Chief Justice of the United States is the permanent Chair of the Center's board, and that it includes the director of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts and seven federal judges elected by the Judicial Conference. The Board appoints the Center's director and deputy director; the director appoints the Center's staff. Since its founding in 1967, the Center has had eleven directors. The current director is John S. Cooke. The deputy director is Clara Altman. Provided by Wikipedia
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    Resource guide for managing prisoner civil rights litigation : with special emphasis on the Prison Litigation Reform Act.

    Published 1996
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    Government Document Book
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    An introduction to the Federal probation system

    Published 1976
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    Manual for complex and multidistrict litigation.

    Published 1969
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    Reducing risk through employment and education / by Sherman, Mark, 1964-

    Published 2000
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    Government Document Book
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    Observation and study : critique and recommendations on Federal procedures / by Farmer, Larry C.

    Published 1977
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    Government Document Book
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    Mediation & conference programs in the federal courts of appeals : a sourcebook for judges and lawyers / by Niemic, Robert J., 1950-

    Published 1997
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    Benchbook for U.S. District Court judges.

    Published 2000
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    White-collar crime / by Sherman, Mark, 1964-

    Published 2001
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    Government Document Book
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    The use of visiting judges in the federal district courts : a guide for judges & court personnel / by Marsh, Jennifer Evans

    Published 2001
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    Government Document Book
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    Managing class action litigation : a pocket guide for judges / by Rothstein, Barbara J. (Barbara Jacobs), 1939-

    Published 2010
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    Government Document Book
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    Chambers handbook for judges' law clerks and secretaries /

    Published 1994
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    Introduction to cyber crime / by Sherman, Mark, 1964-

    Published 2000
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    Case law divergence from the Federal Rules of Evidence / by Capra, Daniel J., 1953-

    Published 2000
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    Case management and court management in United States district courts / by Flanders, Steven

    Published 1977
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    The effects of sentencing councils on sentencing disparity

    Published 1981
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    The rule 11 sanctioning process highlights and summary / by Willging, Thomas E.

    Published 1988
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    The use of standard pretrial procedures an assessment of Local Rule 235 of the Northern District of Georgia / by Seron, Carroll

    Published 1986
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    Guide to judicial management of cases in ADR / by Niemic, Robert J., 1950-

    Published 2001
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