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Sovereign Citizens and Other Challenging Litigants

2017-03-21T13:04:15+00:00 March 21st, 2017|

April 12, 2017 12 p.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition Free Sovereign citizens believe they get to decide which laws to obey and which to ignore. They do not respect the authority of law enforcement, juries, or judges. Many believe they have no obligation to pay taxes,

Rural Judges: Special Issues They Confront

2017-03-21T13:00:39+00:00 March 21st, 2017|

August 30, 2017 12 p.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition Free Eighty percent of America’s trial courts are rural, signifying they have one to three judges, and serve populations of less than 50,000 residents often dispersed over larger geographical areas. Rural court judges face issues urban court

Personal Security for Judges

2017-03-21T12:57:24+00:00 March 21st, 2017|

August 16, 2017 12 p.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition Free Through lecture and using current and relevant case studies of attacks to judicial officers, participants will be sensitized to some of the pre-attack indicators that predicate attacks. The presentation will provide techniques for survival while in

Marijuana Law & Its Impact on Your State’s Jurisprudence

2017-03-21T12:17:09+00:00 March 21st, 2017|

July 19, 2017 12 p.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free Public opinion about legalization of marijuana has gotten ahead of the science. Laws decriminalizing both medical and recreational use are increasing. Under Federal Law, however, marijuana remains classified as a Schedule I drug – one

Judicial Writing Tips

2017-03-21T12:14:11+00:00 March 21st, 2017|

May 17, 2017 12 p.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition Free In this judicial writing webcast, The National Judicial College will educate participants about techniques to write efficiently and provide tools they can use to improve the effectiveness of written opinions. Research shows that different audiences share

Appellate Repellent: Avoiding Reversal for Judges

2017-03-21T12:02:31+00:00 March 21st, 2017|

June 14, 2017 12 p.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free Judges would rather be affirmed than reversed. How can hard-working trial judges, in particular, reduce the likelihood of reversals? During this webcast, ways will be identified in which trial judges can avoid error, providing a