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Federal Judicial Center

The Federal Judicial Center is the federal courts' agency for research and continuing education. Congress established it by statute in 1967 as a separate organization within the federal judicial system at the request of the Judicial Conference of the United States. FJC publications are available in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format. Topics of publications include alternative dispute resolution (ADR), appellate courts, attorney's fees, bankruptcy courts, civil litigation, criminal law and procedure, court administration, federal judicial history, judicial activities, prisoner litigation, and state-federal judicial affairs. The site also provides links to Federal Court web pages and other related sites.

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