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Judicial Conference of the United States

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Judicial Conference of the United States, policymaking and review arm of the U.S. judicial system. It consists of 25 members and is presided over by the Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Established in 1922, the conference meets once a year to review caseloads in all federal judicial districts and circuits and reviews complaints against federal judges. Recommendations are submitted to Congress and the U.S. Supreme Court and go into effect after 3 months unless Congress rejects them.

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