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Welcome to the Bench

2018-06-21T16:30:13+00:00 June 21st, 2018|

Congratulations to the following judges who are either new to the bench or have recently been elected or appointed to a new position. Jude Pate, Superior Court, Alaska Jason Chambers, Circuit Court, Illinois Ryan Jumper, Circuit Court, Illinois Thomas R. Lehmann, District Court, Minnesota Jonathan Papik, Supreme Court, Nebraska Mario E. Perez, District Court, North

One judge’s warning against bias

2018-06-22T11:03:10+00:00 June 21st, 2018|

The College’s Question of the Month for June 2018 asked judges if they give special instructions to jurors to guard against unconscious bias. Most do not, according to the poll. One anonymous respondent shared the instructions he issues: “In this courtroom, everyone is entitled to a level playing field.  This means that you must regard