Although he’s been thwarted so far on his legislative agenda before Congress, most notably on health care, President Donald Trump has a big opportunity to reshape another branch of government outside his control: the federal judiciary. He has already moved ...Read More »
The federal judiciary’s website, uscourts.gov, has a new look, improved functionality and Web pages that adjust automatically for optimal use on all sizes and types of devices. Other features include improved court locators that helps users find their local court ...
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The short-term crisis of sequestration’s impact on the courts may have been averted in the “fiscal cliff” deal a week ago. Controlling costs in 2013 — through streamlining services, sharing of administrative court services, curbing rental costs and other means ...Read More »
A pilot alternative dispute resolution program in Western New York federal courts will be expanding into the Rochester area. The program, started by Chief Judge William M. Skretny before he was chief judge, has been running in the Buffalo region ...Read More »
Federal courts have rejected immigration laws in other states that aimed for results similar to those prescribed by Arizona’s S1070, but supporters of the Arizona law say they learned a lesson from those court cases and made sure to avoid repeating past mistakes.Read More »