Grand Juries -- A complete guide.
Supreme Court Rules
Office of the US Courts
Legal Information Institute - Search engines and ranking systems
identify the LII as the most linked to web resource in the field
of law. The Institute is as activity of Cornell Law School. Cornell
Judicial Center - Research and education agency of the federal
judicial system, established by Congress in 1967. The statutory
duties of the Center and its Board: By statute, the Chief Justice
of the United States chairs the Center's Board, which includes the
director of the Administrative Office of the US Courts and seven
judges elected by the Judicial Conference.
Justice Statistics Resource Center - The Federal Justice Statistics
Resource Center (FJSRC) maintains the Bureau of Justice Statistics
(BJS) Federal Justice Statistics Program (FJSP) database, which
contains information about suspects and defendants processed in
the Federal criminal justice system. Using data from Federal agencies,
the FJSP compiles information describing defendants from each stage
of Federal criminal case processing. The Bureau of
Justice Statistics and the Urban Institute
Magistrate Judges Association - A US Magistrate Judge is a federal
trial judge appointed to serve in a US district court for a period
of 8 years. They are appointed by the life-tenured federal judges
of a district court, District Judges, who supervise the activities
of the Magistrate Judges by assigning civil cases for jury or non-jury
trial upon consent of the parties and for pretrial matters. Similarly
criminal cases are assigned to Magistrate Judges on the consent
of the parties, except for the trial of felony cases.
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL) - Advancing
the mission of US criminal defense lawyers to ensure justice and
due process for persons accused of crime or misconduct. A professional
bar association founded in 1958, NACD is committed to preserving
fairness within America's criminal justice system.
Service Center is the Federal Judiciary's centralized registration,
billing, and technical Support center for electronic access to US
District, Bankruptcy, and Appellate court records.
Judicial Center -- The research and education agency of the
federal judicial system.
Circuit -- The opinions of the Federal Circuit since August
1995 are brought to you by the Hugh F. Macmillan Law Library, Emory
University School of Law, in cooperation with the United States
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. All cases are in full
text on the Web, or can be downloaded. The files to download are
located at the end of each case.
Federal Rules of Civil
Procedure -- These rules govern the conduct of all civil actions
brought in Federal district courts. While they do not apply to suits
in state courts, the rules of many states have been closely modeled
on these provisions.
Federal Rules of Evidence
-- These rules govern the introduction of evidence in proceedings,
both civil and criminal, in Federal courts. While they do not apply
to suits in state courts, the rules of many states have been closely
modeled on these provisions.
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