11 Third Branch 1 (1979)
Issue 1

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Pubheld by the Admrinistratei Office of the U.S. Courts and the Federal J

LIBRARIANS SEMINAR
SCHEDULED FOR MARCH
Librarians from federal courts
across the nation will convene
in Washington, D. C., March 19-
21, 1979, for the second Center-
sponsored seminar for federal
court librarians. The last
seminar was held in 1973.
About 40 participants,
librarians who perform full-time
professional services and who
are nominated by the chief
judges of the circuit and district
courts are expected to attend.
The program is being planned by
Center staff in the Education
and Training and Inter-Judicial
Affairs and Information
Services Divisions in cooper-
ation with the Library Services
Branch at the Administrative
Office.
Technological advances of
interest to court librarians will
See LIBRARIANS p. 5

COURT MANAGEMENT
STATISTICS RELEASED BY
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE
The Administrative Office of
the United States Courts has
released the 1978 edition of
Management Statistics for
United States Courts. The report
presents key workload and
performance statistics for each
court of appeals and each
district court for the statistical
years ending June 30, 1973
through 1978.
Statistical profiles for the
United States courts of appeals
show overall workload statistics
in terms of appeals filed,
terminated and pending.
Figures are also shown in per
panel terms, obtained by
dividing the total caseload
figures by the number of
authorized three-judge panels.
In addition, opinions per
See STATISTICS p. 4

udici C ,ter  JANUARY, 1979
IMPLEMENTATION OF
REVISED BANKRUPTCY
ACT COMMENCED
When the revised Bankruptcy
Act became law last November
The Chief Justice, the Director
of the Administrative Office and
the Director of the Federal
Judicial Center started work on
their involvement in the
implementation process. Some
major announcements in con-
nection with these implementa-
tion plans have now been made.
Provisions of the Act call for
The Chief Justice to appoint an
Advisory Committee on Bank-
ruptcy Rules These appoint-
merts have been made and the
members are:
Ruggero J. Aldisert, Chairman
U.S. Circuit Judge
United States Court of Appeals
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
See BANKRUPTCY p. 4

WARREN OLNEY, III, SECOND DIRECTOR
ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE, EULOGIZED

Warren Olney, ill, Director of
the Administrative Office from
January 1958 to October 1967,
died in Berkeley, California, on
December 20 after a long
illness.
Mr. Olney's death marked the
end of a long and illustrious
career which included a number
of high positions in both public
service and private practile.
Mr. Olney, a native Ca-
ifornian, was the son of
Associate Justice Warren
Olney, Jr., who served on the
Supreme Court of California; his

mother, the former Mary
McLean, was Dean of Women at
both Pomona College and
Stanford Universit.
Aner attending public schools
in California, Warren Olney
went on toearn his.A.B. and J.D.
degrees at the University of
California and was admitted to
the California Bar in 1927.
immediately following this he
served for two years as Deputy
District Attorney of Contra Costa
County in California, beginning
a career of public service which
SEE OLNEY p. 2

VOL 11 No. 1

WARREN OLNEY. III

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