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Bankruptcy Filings Rise 16.8 Percent

Total bankruptcy filings rose 16.8 percent, with significant increases in both business and non-business bankruptcies, in the twelve-month period ending Dec. 31, 2023. This accelerates a continuing rebound in filings after more than a decade of sharply dropping totals. Click Here To Read The Full Article

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Federal Judges Bring Civil Discourse Program to Law Students

Court proceedings put a premium on decorum and civil discourse, but the skills and dispositions that set the stage start long before the attorneys and parties enter the courtroom. That is why federal judges and attorneys collaborated with Duke Law School to bring the Judiciary’s Civil Discourse and Difficult Decisions program to law students for […]

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Judicial Branch Lowers FY 2024 Funding Request, But Remains Concerned About Budget Shortfall

The Judicial Branch reduced its FY 2024 funding request to Congress by nearly $184 million as part of the regular budget process. But it continued to voice concerns about proposed appropriation levels that are too low to preserve federal courts’ ability “to administer justice effectively and efficiently.” Click Here To Read The Full Article

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Judges Bring Financial Literacy to Florida Veterans

Florida bankruptcy judges are on a mission to empower military veterans with financial literacy. During a series of events scheduled statewide, the judges have partnered with local legal and veterans service organizations to teach valuable skills for making educated financial decisions and avoiding deceptive credit traps.   Click Here To Read The Full Article

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From the Battlefield to the Bench: Judge Steven Logan

Judge Steven P. Logan’s journey to the bench is a story of valor, perseverance, and determination. He is the subject of a new installment in the Pathways to the Bench video series in which judges talk about challenges they overcame on their way to service as a federal judge. Click Here To Read The Full […]

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Bankruptcy Filings Rise 13 Percent

Total bankruptcy filings rose 13 percent, and business bankruptcies rose nearly 30 percent, in the twelve-month period ending Sept. 30, 2023. This continues a moderate rebound after more than a decade of sharply dropping totals. Click Here To Read The Full Article

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