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  Federal district - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Federal districts are subdivisions of a federal system of government.
These districts are not generally considered to be one of the countries' component states and should not be confused with them, but are rather separate entities under the direct control of the federal government — forms of territory.
In Australia, the seat of the federal government in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, is a federal district.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Federal_District   (260 words)

  
 Brazilian Federal District - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Brazilian Federal District (in Portuguese, Distrito Federal) is set apart for Brasília, the capital of Brazil.
Before the transfer, the Brazilian Federal District used to be the municipality of Rio de Janeiro.
After the transfer, the municipality of Rio de Janeiro became the Estado da Guanabara (State of Guanabara), which existed from 1960 until 1975 when both the State of Guanabara and the State of Rio de Janeiro merged, to be named the state of Rio de Janeiro.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brazilian_Federal_District   (363 words)

  
 Federal district -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Federal districts are subdivisions of a (Any federal law-enforcement officer) federal system of government.
These districts are not generally considered to be one of the countries' component (The way something is with respect to its main attributes) states and should not be confused with them, but are rather separate entities under the direct control of the federal government.
In the (A federation in northeastern Europe and northern Asia; formerly Soviet Russia; since 1991 an independent state) Russian Federation, there are 7 (Click link for more info and facts about Federal Districts of Russia) Federal Districts of Russia which function as an additional administrative layer between other subdivisions and the national level.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fe/federal_district.htm   (321 words)

  
 Federal Court Concepts
Federal district courts are the workhorses of the federal judiciary.
Federal district courts serve the 94 federal judicial districts.
District courts are "trial" courts, meaning that district court judges have the authority to try cases.
www.catea.org /grade/legal/district.html   (471 words)

  
 United States District Courts
The United States district courts are the trial courts of the federal court system.
Within limits set by Congress and the Constitution, the district courts have jurisdiction to hear nearly all categories of federal cases, including both civil and criminal matters.
There are 94 federal judicial districts, including at least one district in each state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
www.uscourts.gov /districtcourts.html   (200 words)

  
 Understanding the Federal Courts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There are 94 district courts in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the territories of Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Northern Mariana Islands.
With the exception of the three territorial courts, all district court judges are appointed for life by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate.
In each district, the judge who has served on the court the longest and who is under 65 years of age is designated as the chief judge.
www.uscourts.gov /understanding_courts/8998.htm   (205 words)

  
 GaWC Research Bulletin 19
Federal states attracting a growing number of migrants are Baja California and Chihuahua in the North, Morelos and Puebla in the center and Quintana Roo in the South-East.
The Federal District as a financial center and Mexico - as an economy and as a state - are highly dependent on and vulnerable vis-a-vis the floating "global" capital.
The ZMCM is formed by the "Federal District", which is the country's capital, and those communities ("municipios") of the surrounding State of Mexico (30 in 1995), which have grown together with the Federal District.
www.lboro.ac.uk /gawc/rb/rb19.html   (18993 words)

  
 Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Pennslyvania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Office of the Federal Public Defender for the Western District of Pennsylvania represents indigent defendants before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
Federal Public Defenders are appointed to a four-year term by the presiding U.S. Court of Appeals (which is the Third Circuit for Pennsylvania), after consideration of recommendations made by the District Court.
The Federal Public Defender appoints as many attorneys as the U.S. Court of Appeals approves (which is based primarily on the number of prosecutions in a given District) and other personnel as approved by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts.
home.att.net /~penn/fpdwdpa.htm   (289 words)

  
 Federal Justice Statistics Resource Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
District statistics shows annual Federal criminal case processing statistics for 94 judicial districts in the United States.
The statistics report fiscal year data on suspects arrested, and defendants prosecuted, convicted, and sentenced; defendants receiving various forms of pretrial release or detention; average prison sentences imposed; appeals filed and terminated; and counts of offenders under community supervision.
*** On the district statistics page, counts of 10 or less are surpressed by '--' in tables, as are the percentages associated with those counts.
fjsrc.urban.org /noframe/dist/dist_intro.htm   (107 words)

  
 Pro Se Handbook
If after considering this information, you feel you have a case that should be filed in federal court and you wish to represent yourself, additional information has been provided to assist you in filing your case and utilizing the appropriate rules of procedure for the United States District Court for the District of Idaho.
In order to provide the impartial and accessible forum that you are entitled to, the federal courts for Idaho are housed in the main courthouse in Boise and three satellite courthouses throughout the state.
Federal courts enforce "federal law," that is, the United States Constitution and federal statutes enacted by Congress.
www.id.uscourts.gov /pro-se.htm   (6905 words)

  
 Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is building a new headquarters.
The Federal Reserve Bank's primary credit program, through our Discount Window, could be an integral part of your institution's liquidity management or contingency plan.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City offers free guided tours of the home office and branch locations.
www.kc.frb.org   (364 words)

  
 Federal district   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
It is federated with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers as IAMAW Federal District 1.
NFFE is federated with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers as IAMAW Federal District 1.
The federal depository is available to all residents of the Congressional district within which the library is located.
omniknow.com /common/wiki.php?in=en&term=Federal_District   (1469 words)

  
 Give federal district judges' discretion back
It also reduces the number of federal judges required to sit on the U.S. Sentencing Commission and requires that the attorney general provide to Congress what amounts to a fllist of judges who depart from the guidelines.
The Justice Department argued the changes were needed to counter the "ad-hoc leniency" of judges who were undermining the Sentencing Commission guidelines by their decisions to give lower sentences in an alarming number of cases.
And federal judges are insulated from the ebb and flow of political passions occasioned by notorious criminals and their crimes.
www.criminaljustice.org /public.nsf/legislation/ci_03_26?OpenDocument   (487 words)

  
 2001 Federal Electoral District Profile
A Federal Electoral District is an area represented by a member of Parliament (MP) elected to the House of Commons.
Based on the 2001 Census population counts there is an increase in the number of Federal Electoral Districts to 308 (2003 Representation Order).
In some cases, blocks were split between FEDs and had to be assigned to one FED. For this reason and taking into account weighting and rounding effects, the data in the 308 FED profiles will not match the population counts reported in the Canada Gazette.
www12.statcan.ca /english/census01/products/standard/fedprofile/index.cfm   (232 words)

  
 Federal Civil Trials
This page utilizes a database of about 3.7 million federal district-court civil cases terminated over the last 17 fiscal years.
The data were gathered by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, assembled by the Federal Judicial Center, and disseminated by the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
When any civil case terminates in federal district court, the court clerk transmits a form to the Administrative Office containing information about the case.
teddy.law.cornell.edu:8090 /questtr2.htm   (715 words)

  
 Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Federal Reserve Board approved action by the Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, increasing the primary credit rate from 4.5 percent to 4.75 percent, effective Sept. 21, 2005.
ALFRED (Archival Federal Reserve Economic Data) is a new application for retrieving vintage versions of economic data.
FRED® is the Federal Reserve's economic and financial database.
www.stlouisfed.org   (526 words)

  
 United States District Court - Southern District of Ohio
GENERAL ORDER, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio has adopted the Interim Rules and Official Forms Implementing the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005, effective October 17, 2005.
A link to the District's General Orders has been placed on the navigation menu on the left side of the screen.
Judge Susan J. Dlott has issued an order in the case of Shawn Hawkins v Warden Ralph Coyle conditionally granting the amended writ of habeas corpus as to the second ground for relief and vacates the unconstitutional sentence of death unless the State elects to reinitiate sentencing proceedings within 180 days.
www.ohsd.uscourts.gov   (287 words)

  
 Federal District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As you may have heard, a federal district judge has ruled that the Pledge of Allegiance is an unconstitutional endorsement of religion and cannot be recited in...
AMD Comments on Intel's Answer to AMD'S US Federal District Court...
Note: Following is a summary of activity in the US Federal District Court in Wyoming.
www.wikiverse.org /federal-district   (353 words)

  
 ELS - Macmillan Law Library - Federal Courts Finder
U.S. District Court -- Northern District of Iowa
U.S. District Court -- Northern District of Ohio
U.S. District Court -- Eastern District of Virginia
www.law.emory.edu /FEDCTS   (1591 words)

  
 FindLaw: Federal Resources: Judicial Branch: District Courts
District of Colorado Includes forms, general orders, filing procedures, local rules, fees and forms.
District Court for the District of Columbia Features general court information, judicial opinions, case information, local rules and procedure, general practice guides, court forms, access to electronic court documents through PACER, and links to related information.
District of Wyoming Features general court information, local rules, filling and fees information, court forms, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to related sites.
www.findlaw.com /10fedgov/judicial/district_courts.html   (1664 words)

  
 USDC Massachusetts
The first District Court session was held in Boston in December of 1789.
This office was originally located on Dwight Street in Springfield and in 1983 was moved to the current location in the Federal Building and Courthouse on Main Street in Springfield.
Today the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts has a total of 25 Judges, including our Senior Judges and Magistrate Judges.
www.mad.uscourts.gov   (175 words)

  
 Federal Public Defender (Maryland)
The Office of the Federal Public Defender for the District of Maryland represents indigent defendants before the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
They handle caseloads involving federal misdemeanors, felonies, parole and probation violations, writs of habeas corpus, grand jury representation, direct appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, and petitions for a writ of certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Federal Public Defender for the District of Maryland is appointed to a four-year term by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, after consideration of recommendations made by the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
www.mdarchives.state.md.us /msa/mdmanual/39fed/html/07fpd.html   (312 words)

  
 Southern Federal District   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Presidential Representative for each Federal District, whose job is...
Most of the lag is registered in Southern Federal District, where the farmers have sown winter crops area by 1.4 million hectares inferior to that of year ago.
Southern Federal District (Northern Caucasus) is one of the seven federal districts of Russia.
www.wikiverse.org /southern-federal-district   (214 words)

  
 US District Court, Eastern District of NC
Attorneys practicing in the Eastern District of North Carolina are required to take the CM/ECF training class unless they have attended a training class in the WDNC or the MDNC.
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina serves 44 North Carolina counties from Raleigh to the Atlantic coast.
Court is held in six cities in the District: Elizabeth City, Fayetteville,
www.nced.uscourts.gov   (185 words)

  
 US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia Main Page
In anticipation of the requirement that members of the bar of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia file their pleadings electronically beginning July 15, 2005, the Court has established January 1, 2005, as the date by which all members of its bar must register for electronic filing logins and passwords.
The Northern District of Georgia was established by Congress in 1849 and consists of forty-six counties (14,258 square miles) in the northwestern part of the state.
For filing requirements please refer to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, and the Local Rules for the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
www.gand.uscourts.gov   (503 words)

  
 The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco: Economic Research, Educational Resources, Community Development, Consumer ...
This follows previously announced System-wide consolidations in check and cash operations that are affecting the Portland branch, and a reassessment of the changing space needs there.
One of twelve regional Federal Reserve Banks across the U.S. that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., serve as our nation's central bank.
The largest District, it covers 36 percent of the nation's landmass, ranks first in the size of its economy, and is home to approximately 20 percent of the nation's population.
www.frbsf.org   (213 words)

  
 US District Court - Southern District of Illinois - Home Page
For the most part, federal courts only hear cases in which the United States is a party, cases involving violations of the Constitution or federal laws, and in some special kinds of cases, such as bankruptcy cases and cases concerning incidents at sea.
In addition, federal courts hear cases based on state laws that involve parties from different states.
The federal courts play a significant role in shaping this country's future by resolving disputes and protecting the rights of its citizens.
www.ilsd.uscourts.gov   (218 words)

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