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On March 26 Bruce Moyer, the Federal Bar Association's Counsel for Government Relations, discussed the impact of sequestration on the federal courts in an interview on FedNewsRadio.
Federal Bar Association referenced in a CNN report on how budget cuts will affect the federal justice system
New changes in the Senate's procedures governing filibusters could trim the amount of time it takes to approve federal district judicial nominations.
Five senior federal judges who share the unique distinction of being both World War II veterans and Federal Judges from the Eastern District of New York were honored this week at an event celebrating a lifetime of service to our country. The Federal Bar Association, EDNY Chapter, celebrated the lives and careers of Hon. I. Leo Glasser, Hon. Thomas C. Platt, Hon. Arthur D. Spatt, Hon. Jack B. Weinstein and Hon. Leonard D. Wexler.
A report issued on November 1, 2012 by the Department of Justice's Inspector General has found that the Department's immigration courts have become less productive despite hiring more judges to handle deportation cases.
Our Founding Fathers understood the need for an independent Judiciary, which was created under Article III of the United States Constitution. The Judicial Branch is one of one of the three separate and distinct branches of the federal government. The other two are the legislative and executive branches.
These answers of frequently asked questions are provided for your reference but should not take the place of professional legal advice. Topics include selecting a lawyer; legal fees; law and the courts; law and the consumer; and bankruptcy.
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