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DTW 2017 General Conference: Groundwater Law in Transition

2017-09-20T12:37:09+00:00 September 20th, 2017|

November 1-4, 2017 | Location Waco, Texas | Conference Fee $249 What’s this? This 2.5-day conference will prepare judicial officers for adjudicating and resolving groundwater conflicts. The faculty, comprised of scientists and judges, will focus on the enduring and emerging conflicts over groundwater in Texas and across

From band to bench

2017-09-21T12:21:40+00:00 September 21st, 2017|

NJC profile: Steve Smith When he first started in private practice in 1977, Steve Smith called himself an “accidental lawyer.”

A former U.S. Marshal on whether judges should carry guns

2017-09-21T12:20:09+00:00 September 21st, 2017|

A September 2017 poll by The National Judicial College found that more than 1 in 4 of its judicial alumni carry guns. The survey came in the wake of a shooting of an Ohio judge, Joseph J. Bruzzese Jr., who returned fire along with a probation officer and killed the assailant.

Name That Movie Answer: September 2017

2017-09-21T12:22:18+00:00 September 21st, 2017|

Answer: …And Justice For All Does the rant “You’re out of order! The whole trial is out of order!” ring any bells? Al Pacino’s “opening statement” became a famous quote from this 1979 courtroom drama. John Forsythe (Charlie’s Angels) and Jack Warden (12 Angry Men, All the President’s Men, Heaven Can Wait) play judges.