Sept. 12-14, 2017 Albuquerque, NM The Tribal Healing to Wellness Court Enhancement Training is the preeminent national training opportunity for tribal problem-solving courts. This free training event focuses upon tribal issues, including jurisdictional and legal issues unique to Indian country; the incorporation of custom and tradition into the Wellness Court phases, case management, treatments, and tangential
A new survey shows that a clear majority of judges are not morally opposed to legalizing recreational use of marijuana. But the opposition is vocal and includes judges who have the most experience in handling drug cases.
Capital punishment in the United States has fallen to a 25-year low. That may lead some to conclude that the practice of executing prisoners is itself doomed.
By Hon. Dennis Challeen (Ret.) I have a friend who was a judge elsewhere and he had a case where a woman was severely, physically abused by her boyfriend. He pleaded not guilty and the judge set a very high bond that he was unable to post. The defendant apparently told
Built in 1735, this is the second-oldest courthouse in the United States. It’s still used—as a municipal court—today. In 1820, Col. Robert Gibbons Johnson marched through town to the courthouse carrying a basket of tomatoes. Tomatoes were thought to be poisonous at the time, and a large crowd gathered to watch in horror
The retired California Superior Court judge becomes the 28th recipient of the V. Robert Payant Award for Teaching Excellence, which is given annually.
A former Senior Vice President of a major insurer and Assistant District Attorney of the Manhattan District Attorney’s office, Kim Dean Hogrefe (pictured above) has been elected Chair of our Board of Trustees.
You may be interested in the National Association of Hearing Official’s Professional Development Conference Sept. 10-13, 2017, at the Embassy Suites Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
August 10, 2017 10 a.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free Judge Efrain Alvarado will do a 75-minute webcast on Judicial Independence. Judicial Independence is a recognized principle that individual judges must decide matters before them on the merits, not outside influences. This webcast will explore