Judicial Seminar Disclosure

The Judicial Conference Policy on Judges' Attendance at Privately Funded Educational Programs requires educational program providers and judges to disclose certain information relevant to judges' attendance at privately-funded educational programs.

Any organization covered by the policy that issues an invitation on or after January 1, 2007 (for a program commencing after that date), to a federal judge to attend an educational program as a speaker, panelist, or attendee and offers to pay for or reimburse that judge, in excess of $375, must disclose financial and programmatic information.


Overview of Privately Funded Seminars Disclosure System

The Judicial Conference policy provides for timely disclosure by educational program providers and judges who attend those programs.
The required disclosure includes judges' attendance, program name or title, dates and location, topics presented, speakers who address each topic, sources of support, financial or otherwise, and sponsor(s).