Judicial interactive map

A new interactive timeline, created by the Federal Judicial Center, depicts the evolution of the roles and responsibilities of the Judicial Conference of the United States over the last century.

The Judicial Conference was initially created to give judges a formal mechanism to report on the business of the courts and communicate the Judiciary's administrative needs to Congress. Today it serves as the Judiciary's national policy-making body and maintains more than 20 committees that focus on a wide range of administrative and policy issues. These include bankruptcy, case management, judicial conduct, information technology, space and facilities, and rules of practice and procedure.

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