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Annual Report 2017

Message from the Director

Annual reports are by nature retrospective. My comments this year are especially so, because this year the Federal Judicial Center is celebrating fifty years of service to the judiciary and the public. Read more >> 

Report Highlights

14
Completed 14 major research and evaluation projects and continued work on 51 others
314
Provided 314 in-person and technology-based educational programs for over 27,000 federal judges, legal staff, and court employees
33
Helped to design,conduct, and teach another 24 programs, produced by other organizations, for 4,227 judges and court staff participants
28
Produced 28 new educational video programs,either for online delivery or use in other education and training programs, and 5 new podcasts
25
Published or updated 25 reports, manuals, monographs, or reference guides
15,503
Distributed 15,503 printed copies of its publications
1,145
Distributed 1,145 audio, video, and multimedia programs
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conducted the twelfth annual teacher institute on historic cases in the federal courts
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Hosted over 400 visiting foreign judges, court officials, and attorneys from 52 different countries and jurisdictions.