Additional Resources

Desk Reference on American Courts. Barnes, Patricia G., CQ Press, 2000.

The Federal Courts, Carp, Robert A., and Ronald Stidham, CQ Press, 2001.

Federal Jurisdiction in a Nutshell, Currie, David P., West Group, 1999.

Understanding Federal Courts and Jurisdiction Mulleniz, Linda, Martin Redish, and Georgene Vairo, Matthew Bender, 1998.

U.S. Code, Title 28: Judiciary and Judicial Procedure. U.S. House of Representatives, 1999. Available at


Administrative Offices of the Courts

Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building,
Office of Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20544 USA
Phone: (202) 502-2600

Federal Judicial Center (FJC)

Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building
One Columbus Cir. NE
Washington, DC 20002 USA
Phone: (202) 502-4000

Supreme Court of the United States

U.S. Supreme Court Building
One First Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20543
Phone: (202) 479-3000

United States Sentencing Commission (USSC)

Office of Public Affairs
One Columbus Circle, NE
Washington, DC 20002-8002
Phone: (202) 502-4500

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