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Civil Caseloads Vary Markedly for Federal Judges
(14 Mar 2018)
The latest available data show that for the year ending December 2017, twelve United States district judges each closed more than a thousand civil cases.
Some Federal Judges Handle An Inordinate Criminal Caseload
(13 Mar 2018)
During the past five years, through December 2017, forty-nine federal district court judges each sentenced more than one thousand defendants who appeared before them.
Jump in Federal Civil Environmental Litigation
(21 Feb 2018)
The latest available data from the federal courts show that during January 2018 the government reported 172 new environmental civil lawsuits filed.
Federal Criminal Environmental Prosecutions Continue to Fall
(01 Feb 2018)
The latest available data from the Justice Department show that during the first three months of FY 2018 the government reported 55 new criminal environment prosecutions.
Fair Labor Standards Act Lawsuits Down From 2015 Peak
(25 Jan 2018)
The government reported 1,847 new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) civil filings during the first quarter of FY 2018.
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