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Federal Courts
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This link features multiple sites:

Federal Courts and What They Do
Handbook for Federal Grand Jurors
Handbook for Trial Jurors Serving in the United States District Court
Understanding the Federal Courts:
Welcome to the Federal Courts:
 

 

Handbook for Federal Grand Jurors
http://www.pawd.uscourts.gov/Pages/fgi.htm

This Handbook will acquaint persons who have been selected to serve on a federal grand jury with the general nature and importance of their role as grand jurors. It explains some of the terms that grand jurors will encounter during their service and offers some suggestions helpful to them in performing this important public service.

  Handbook for Federal Grand Jurors

     
Handbook for Trial Jurors
http://www.tned.uscourts.gov/docs/jury/hb-100.pdf

The purpose of this handbook is to acquaint trial jurors with the general nature and importance of their role as jurors.  It explains some of the language and procedures used in court, and it offers some suggestions helpful to jurors in performing this important public service.

  Handbook for Trial Jurors

     
Understanding the Federal Courts
http://www.uscourts.gov/understand03/

This site provides an introduction to the federal court system.
It describes the types of courts, cases,  judges and the general organization and history of the court system.

  Understanding the Federal Courts

     
Welcome to the Federal Courts

http://www.fjc.gov/public
/pdf.nsf/lookup/WelFedCt.pdf/$file/WelFedCt.pdf

Welcome to the U.S. Courthouse. This brochure should help you understand what you see and hear during your visit. You’re encouraged to observe trials and other proceedings.

  Welcome to the Federal Courts