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Policies & Plans


Judicial Conduct & Disability
Codes of Conduct and related sources of authority provide standards of behavior for judges and others in the federal court family.  The Judicial Conduct and Disability Act allows complaints alleging that a federal judge has engaged in "conduct prejudicial to the effective and expeditious administration of the business of the courts" or has become, by reason of a temporary or permanent condition, "unable to discharge the duties" of the judicial office.

Link to: The Eighth Circuit Rules for Judicial-Conduct and Judicial-Disability Proceedings

Judicial Seminars Disclosure

The Judicial Conference adopted a private seminars disclosure reporting policy that requires educational program providers and judges to disclose certain information relevant to judges' attendance at privately-funded educational programs.
Redaction Policy
All CM/ECF filers must redact: Social Security or taxpayer-identification numbers; dates of birth; names of minor children; financial account numbers; and, in criminal cases, home addresses, in compliance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 5.2 or Fed. R. Crim. P. 49.1. This requirement applies to all documents, including attachments.


Criminal Justice Act Plan

Court Reporter Plan

Jury Selection Plan

Speedy Trial Act Plan