28 U.S. Code § 637 - Training

The Federal Judicial Center shall conduct periodic training programs and seminars for both full-time and part-time United States magistrate judges, including an introductory training program for new magistrate judges, to be held within one year after initial appointment.


(June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 917; Pub. L. 90–578, title I, § 101,Oct. 17, 1968, 82 Stat. 1114; Pub. L. 101–650, title III, § 321,Dec. 1, 1990, 104 Stat. 5117.)

1968—Pub. L. 90–578substituted provisions for periodic training programs and seminars for United States magistrates for prior authorization of United States commissioners to administer oaths and take bail, acknowledgements, affidavits, and depositions, now incorporated in section 636 (a)(2) of this title.
Change of Name

Words “magistrate judges” substituted for “magistrates” wherever appearing in text pursuant to section 321 ofPub. L. 101–650, set out as a note under section 631 of this title.
Effective Date of 1968 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 90–578effective Oct. 17, 1968, except when a later effective date is applicable, which is the earlier of date when implementation of amendment by appointment of magistrates [now United States magistrate judges] and assumption of office takes place or third anniversary of enactment of Pub. L. 90–578on Oct. 17, 1968, see section 403 ofPub. L. 90–578, set out as a note under section 631 of this title.

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