A Journalist's Guide to the Federal Courts is available in HTML or PDF (50 pp.) from the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. Although directed at journalists covering the federal courts, the guide provides a good introduction to anyone interested in understanding the Federal District Courts, Federal Appellate Courts, and the Bankruptcy Courts. For example, for the district courts, there is information about key players, types and sources of information of court information, criminal cases, civil cases, and trials generally. A lengthy glossary is also provided.