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Question of the Month: Judicial Branch

2018-01-31T12:33:11+00:00 January 31st, 2018|

The judiciary is intended to be a branch of government co-equal to the executive and legislative branches. Do you feel this is true in practice today? Check back on or after February 7th for survey results and responses.

Grant Writer

2018-01-22T16:48:41+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|

Full-time: 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, includes full benefits, occasional evenings and weekends. The National Judicial College seeks an experienced professional grant writer to support the development department which is responsible for the cultivation and development of federal and foundation grants, donor relations, and fundraising campaigns that advance

Free webcasts for traffic court judges

2018-01-18T09:15:02+00:00 January 18th, 2018|

Judges overseeing commercial driver’s license webcasts may be interested in two upcoming webcasts: Your Role in Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety—Feb. 7 at 10 a.m. PST Partners in CMV Safety: Traffic Court and the Administrative Adjudicator—April 4 at 12 p.m. PST

Welcome to the Bench

2018-01-18T09:16:48+00:00 January 18th, 2018|

Congratulations to the following judges who are either new to the bench or have recently been elected or appointed to a new position.

Name That Judge Answer: January 2018

2018-01-18T09:20:19+00:00 January 18th, 2018|

Answer: Florence Ellinwood Allen Born in Ohio in 1884, Florence Allen studied music in Germany for two years and originally planned to become a concert pianist. After returning to Ohio, she developed a profound interest in politics and the law. She earned a master’s in political science before earning a law degree from New

Reflections from the Bench: Swamp water jurisprudence

2018-01-18T10:41:21+00:00 January 18th, 2018|

By Hon. Dennis Challeen (Ret.) Excuses are the everyday language of the irresponsible. It should not surprise anyone that courtrooms are the meeting place for creative excuses. Through the years I’ve heard almost every kind of excuse imaginable, but there are always new ones; losers become quite creative in trying to