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Federal Judiciary Homepage
A clearinghouse for information from and about the Judicial Branch of the U.S. Government. Includes Court Links; Library of Publications, including Statistical Reports; FAQs; Educational materials; and a great deal of information about the courts, judges, and how the Judicial Branch functions.

Court Links
Links to websites for all U.S. Courts by Circuit.
Publisher: Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts on behalf of the U.S. Courts.

Federal Judicial Center
The FJC is the education and research agency for the federal courts. This site contains the results of Center research on federal court operations and procedures and court history, as well as selected educational materials produced for judges and court employees.

Federal Court Locator
Links to Federal Court Opinions and Rules.
Publisher: Villanova University School of Law.

Federal Courts Finder
Links to websites for all U.S. Courts and cases.
Publisher: Emory School of Law. Macmillan Law Library.

United States Courts of Appeal

United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
(Jurisdiction over Illinois, Indiana, and Wisconsin)
Contents: Case information includes the Court calendar, docket sheets, appellate briefs, oral arguments, and judicial opinions. The site also has Federal and Circuit Rules, Practitioner's Handbook, Seventh Circuit Operating Procedures, Pattern Criminal Jury Instructions, Guidelines for Briefs and Other Papers, Brief Filing Checklist, and Brief Examples, as well as answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs), reports, forms, and 7th Circuit links. The library has many legal research links including "Ask Bill! - The Best Internet Law Library."
Publisher: Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

Trial Courts

United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Includes PACER case information, local rules, forms, recent opinions, case filing instructions and fees, information about courtroom technology, mandatory Case Management / Electronic Case Filing system (CM/ECF), and jury information.

United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Illinois
Includes Electronic Case Filing, local rules, forms library, hearing dates, announcements, administrative and general orders, Voice Case Information System instructions, PACER information, Opinions Awaiting Publication, Administrative Guide for Attorney's Staff, Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing (EBN).

United States Court of Federal Claims
Includes information on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Case Management / Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF), forms, general orders, opinions, and Rules Of The United States Court Of Federal Claims.

United States Court of International Trade
Includes Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF), Standard Chambers Procedures, Guidelines for Court-Annexed Mediation, rules and forms, slip opinions.

Other Courts and Judicial Agencies

United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
Includes Rules of Practice and Procedure, Opinions since 1997 and Digest since 1999.

United States Court of Appeals for Veterans' Claims
Includes Standard Court Forms, Rules of Practice & Procedure, Court Decisions & Opinions.

United States Tax Court
Includes a Docket Inquiry system, an FAQ, fill-in forms, Rules of Practice and Procedure, Tax Court and Memorandum Opinions starting 09/25/95 and Summary Opinions starting 01/01/01.

United States Sentencing Commission (USSC)
Includes Guidelines Manuals and Amendments, Publications and Resources Guide, Federal Sentencing Statistics, Reports to Congress, Annual Reports and Statistical Sourcebooks, Research Projects and Working Group Reports.

Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation
Includes information on transferred and currently pending multi-district litigations, Rules of Procedure, and statistical information.

The Federal Courts Law Review
Specializes exclusively in legal scholarship relating to federal courts.
Publisher: Federal Magistrate Judges Association.

See also U.S. Court Rules and Forms.


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