Congratulations to the following judges who are either new to the bench or have recently been elected or appointed to a new position.
NJC alumnus and St. Louis (Missouri) County Circuit Judge Michael D. Burton has received the Judith S. Kaye Award for Judicial Excellence from the American Bar Association Commission on Domestic & Sexual Violence.
Today we are mourning the loss of alumnus and beloved longtime faculty member Tracy E. “Ted” Page, 64, who was found shot and killed this morning in his home in Hobart, Indiana. In news reports, a prosecutor said the suspect taken into custody was a law client of Page from a civil case.
NHTSA Webcast: What Judges and Lawyers Should Know About Military Personnel in Impaired Driving Cases
October 16, 2018 10 a.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free Military defendants pose unique challenges for trial judges and counsel, especially in impaired driving cases. Jurisdictional issues between military, federal, state, and local authorities are common; the military justice system is distinct and separate; administrative
Leaders of national law groups and largest U.S. companies among the new trustees and board officers of The National Judicial College
RENO, Nev. — The chief executive officer of the Chicago-based Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession, Sandra S. Yamate, has been elected chair of the Board of Trustees of The National Judicial College, the nation’s oldest and largest institution of judicial education.
Our July question of the month asked, “Should jurors be allowed to ask questions of witnesses?” A slight majority, 52 percent of the 791 respondents, said no, but it proved a comment-provoking question. Well over a third added comments, most of the anonymous variety.
Government Type: parliamentary monarchy operating under the Spanish constitution of 1978. The three familiar branches: legislative, executive, judiciary.
Earlier this month we emailed current and past NJC faculty asking for the most common mistakes they see new judges make and advice on how to avoid them. Submissions began pouring in almost as soon as we hit send.
Did military courts just lose their right to be different? Five takeaways from Ortiz v. United States
By Col. Linda Strite Murnane (Ret.), USAF In 1974, in Parker v. Levy, 417 US 733, the United States Supreme Court held that the First Amendment of the United States Constitution can be applied differently in the military context because of the distinctive character and purpose of the Uniform Code
By Hon. Tammi M. Lambert The Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968 does not guarantee a public defender to defendants facing criminal charges in tribal courts. Many tribal governments lack the funding for public defenders. You should seek funding for public defenders, but in their absence, here are five actions