Understanding Federal Courts

Court Role and Structure  
Understanding Federal and State Courts
Federal Courts Links
Introduction to Appellate Court
Introduction to Federal Courts
Glossaries: Glossary of Legal Terms  and Court of Appeals General Glossary.

In-depth information: A Journalist’s Guide to the Federal Judiciary
Covering a case filed in the Ninth Circuit: Document access is via Case Management/Electronic Case Files (CM/ECF).
Obtaining Free Court Orders from GovInfo.gov: Many of the orders issued by judges are available at no charge, online.  Click on “United States Courts Opinions.”

District of Nevada News (scroll down)
Federal Judiciary News Releases
Federal Court Locator
Statistics & Reports
Statistics about the Ninth Circuit: Annual Reports

Court Calendars and Local Rules

District of Nevada Court Calendar
Las Vegas Trial Calendar
Reno Trial Calendar
Local Rules


Judges for the District of Nevada
Judicial Appointments
Judicial Impartiality