In the wake of last month’s shooting of an Ohio judge, who returned fire, our September Question of the Month email survey of NJC alumni asked simply, “Do you carry a gun?”
The annual conference for the NJC-affiliated program Dividing the Waters is set for Nov. 1-4, 2017, at Baylor Law School in Waco, Texas. Registration is open, and a limited number of scholarships are still available.
The American Bar Association’s Rule of Law Initiative is looking to fill the following short- and long-term positions in its Middle East and North Africa programs.
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
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.
By Hon. Tammy F. Marple I was the magistrate on call one morning when a young man I recognized was brought before me in an initial appearance. He had been a classmate with my oldest son. He was charged with DUI.
Dear Model Code, A member of my family is, unfortunately, involved in a legal matter, and I am being pressured to provide guidance. To what extent — if any — am I allowed to assist? Sincerely, Judge Skipping the Family Reunion
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.