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Reflections from the Bench: holiday judging stories

2017-12-21T12:53:07+00:00 December 21st, 2017|

In the spirit of togetherness and sharing, we made Reflections from the Bench a group effort this month, asking judges to share their stories about judging over the holidays. We received more than a dozen stories, including one mirroring the plot of Miracle on 34th Street. Many other judges shared stories about releasing inmates over

Name That Judge Answer: December 2017

2017-12-21T12:54:07+00:00 December 21st, 2017|

Answer: William Howard Taft Taft long coveted a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court and had little desire for elective office. Yet, he’d become president of the United States before achieving his goal of leading the highest court. Taft served as solicitor general of the United States before being appointed as secretary of

Ask the Model Code: To what extent may I promote a charity?

2017-12-21T12:54:56+00:00 December 21st, 2017|

Dear Model Code,I’m a member of the board of directors of a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation that supports the local ballet company. Can I encourage people to buy tickets to this month’s production of The Nutcracker? To what extent am I allowed to aid in the ballet’s promotion?Sincerely, Hon. Sugar Plum Sponsor

RFP for Legal Services

2017-12-19T14:01:30+00:00 December 19th, 2017|

The Seneca Nation of Indians has issued an RFP for special counsel legal services for the Nation’s Peacemakers Court, the trial level court. Interested attorneys are invited to submit a letter of interest, statement of qualifications, and a detailed rate and service proposal to the Court Administrator. Proposals are due Friday, December 22, 2017. The