The Federal Judicial Center (FJC) is a federal training and research agency for the federal judiciary. It was created in 1967 according to the recommendation of the U.S. Judicial Conference. The FJC trains the federal judiciary on areas such as court administration, case management, budget and finance, human resources, and court technology. The FJC was established pursuant to 28 USCS §§ 620 through 629.
The FJC performs a wide range of functions. Some of these are:
Conducting and promoting orientation and continuing education program and training for federal judges, court employees, and other court personnel.
Conducting seminars, and developing curriculum materials for use by individual courts.
Developing recommendations about the operation and study of the federal courts.
Conducting and promoting research on federal judicial procedures, court operations, and history.