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WikiProject United States courts and judges (Rated NA-class)
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I don't think WP:USCJ is inactive :)[edit]

Just noticed that WP:USCJ was marked as being an inactive wiki-project. Looks like it is plenty active to me. The courts and judges articles seem to be getting prompt attention as needed. Not much activity on this talk page recently, but other than that, nothing appears to be neglected. Safiel (talk) 16:28, 21 March 2014 (UTC)

Definitely not inactive. Even the most recent activity on this page was not that long ago. bd2412 T 16:54, 21 March 2014 (UTC)
I made this determination based on Template:WikiProject status as the last main page edit was January 17, 2012‎. The status page states that a WikiProject can be designated inactive if there hasn't been any main page edits in four months and it's been over two years.
But status designation can be easily changed and the inactive one says to do so if it is incorrect or a WikiProject becomes more active. I'm glad to see this WikiProject is, indeed, active! Liz Read! Talk! 17:55, 21 March 2014 (UTC)

Progress on cleaning up judges.[edit]

Date articles with
cleanup tag
pages needing
merge action
June 10, 2009 1,762 891
December 3, 2009 1,454 817
March 4, 2010 1,375 790
June 26, 2010 1,280 724
December 30, 2010 765 672
January 24, 2012 625 630
September 15, 2012 467 597
December 16, 2012 436 565
August 18, 2013 362 545
March 27, 2013 322 525
October 9, 2014 320 516

Cleanup of judge articles is being done along several fronts:

bd2412 T 17:51, 27 March 2014 (UTC)

Melville Fuller[edit]

Does anyone know if he lived at anytime in Bangor Maine? Sources, Here[1] and here[2] put him in Augusta not Bangor. Fuller is not categorized as 'People from Bangor, Maine' and his article's only mention of Bangor was unreferenced and I removed it. The reason I'm asking is I was doing some cleanup to the 'List of people from Bangor, Maine'....William 19:23, 29 June 2014 (UTC)

Project page formatting broken[edit]

There is some broken formatting on the main article page. Somebody that is more familiar with it may want to take a look. It is on the Article Information section of the project page. Safiel (talk) 02:00, 8 July 2014 (UTC)

Thomas P. Griesa[edit]

Judge Thomas P. Griesa is in the news daily in Argentina because of his ruling on the case of the Argentine debt restructuring. The article is very short, and half of it is about that specific case. It would be a good thing if the article was a bit longer, and talks a bit more about his previous career Cambalachero (talk) 12:22, 5 August 2014 (UTC)

  • I added a bit about Griesa holding Attorney General Griffin Bell in contempt in 1978. bd2412 T 15:44, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

Drafts for missing Federal Claims judges[edit]

I have started draft pages for the following missing Federal Claims judges:

Senior judges
Past judges

Cheers! bd2412 T 19:45, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

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Expert attention[edit]

This is a notice about Category:United States courts and judges articles needing expert attention, which might be of interest to your WikiProject. It will take a while before the category is populated. Iceblock (talk) 03:25, 26 October 2014 (UTC)

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Harej (talk) 16:57, 14 January 2015 (UTC)