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.
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
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
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
By Hon. Gilbert M. Román, Colorado Court of Appeals In the NJC’s General Jurisdiction course, Judge Tom Zonay shows this cartoon depicting a judge on the bench with a crown on his head. In it, one attorney tells another, “The judge always wore a crown when he made rulings that could
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
More than two out of three judges surveyed say they had no formal judicial education before they took the bench, leading many to call the beginning of their careers a baptism under fire.