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Judgepedia is an online encyclopedia about the federal and state judiciaries. As part of the Lucy Burns Institute, Judgepedia's mission is to connect people to politics while serving as a non-biased source of information about the judiciary.


Judgepedia is comprised of two projects, the Federal Courts Project and the State Court Project.

Federal Courts

The Federal Courts Project focuses on federal judges at all levels of the courts. It covers judicial transitions and vacancies on the Supreme Court of the United States, Court of Appeals, District Courts, Bankruptcy Courts, special jurisdiction courts, and territorial courts. This project also covers notable federal judicial legislation, the United States Department of Justice, the District of Columbia, and federal judicial nominations by president. Each Wednesday, the Federal Courts Project releases the Federal Vacancy Count, a unique look at vacancies on the courts.

State Courts

The State Courts Project focuses on courts under state, county and local jurisdiction. This project covers courts and judges in all 50 states, in addition to judicial elections, judicial selection, disciplinary agencies, budgets and judicial salaries, and more. On Thursdays, the State Courts Project publishes a report, Courtroom Weekly, a collection of interesting and significant rulings each week across the nation.

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