The body that oversees America’s federal judiciary approved a new set of rules on Tuesday that will retool how members of the court system .

The Judicial Conference, a 26-member governing body for the federal court system, said the changes would clarify internal definitions of misconduct and protect federal employees who report abusive behavior.

“We’ve tried to produce an array of ways in which people can raise concerns about misconduct in the hope that that will give us warning in time to do something about bad behavior,” Merrick Garland, the chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, told reporters after the decision, to Politico. “Obviously, the idea is to fix the problem.”

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