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President’s Message

FJA welcomes our new president

Judge J. Michelle Childs

United States Court of Appeals

for the District of Columbia Circuit


Federal Judges Association Civics Challenge


In celebration of Constitution Day, September 17, the Federal Judges Association (FJA) has created an annual “Civics Challenge.” Offered to high-school students across the country, the FJA seeks to increase civic engagement, knowledge of United States history and government, and appreciation for our country’s citizenship process.


Tenth Quadrennial

Tenth Quadrennial Conference

Over 450 federal judges and their guests came to Washington, D.C. for the Federal Judges Association’s 10th Quadrennial Conference May 1–3, 2022. For most, it was the first in-person conference since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.
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Who We Are

The Federal Judges Association (FJA) is a national voluntary organization of United States federal judges, appointed pursuant to Article III of the Constitution, whose mission is to support and enhance the role of its members within a fair, impartial and independent judiciary; to actively build a community of interest among its members; and to sustain our system of justice through civics education and public outreach. (Learn more)