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Selected Criminal Evidence Issues

2017-06-27T16:49:09+00:00August 1st, 2016|

February 20 – April 7, 2017 | Web | Tuition $629 You are often called on to make instantaneous decisions on the admissibility of evidence from the bench. Do you have a firm grasp on all of the rules of evidence as they apply to criminal

Evidence Challenges for Administrative Law Judges

2017-04-06T16:17:05+00:00August 1st, 2016|

March 13 – April 28, 2017 | Web | Tuition $629 Also offered September 18 – November 3, 2017 Are you making evidentiary rulings with confidence? This faculty-led online course will develop the skills needed to rule accurately on issues of hearsay, foundation, privileges and

When Justice Fails: Threats to the Independence of the Judiciary (JS 644)

2017-04-06T16:11:21+00:00August 1st, 2016|

March 27-30, 2017 | Location Washington, DC | Tuition $1,395 | Conference Fee $499 What’s this? How does an independent judiciary contribute to a just society? What is necessary for the judiciary to be truly independent? In this course we attempt to answer these questions as we scrutinize

Handling Small Claims Cases Effectively

2017-06-27T19:45:29+00:00August 1st, 2016|

April 10 – May 26, 2017 | Web | Tuition $629 Small claims cases can be among the most stressful and frustrating that a judge is called on to handle in a court of limited jurisdiction. Litigants with no knowledge of the legal system or its

Ethics and Judging: Reaching Higher Ground

2017-09-20T10:01:05+00:00August 1st, 2016|

Date Change: September 11 – October 27, 2017 | Web | Tuition $629 As a judge, you have the responsibility of upholding the Model Code of Judicial Conduct. Are you? During this course, you will explore the foundation of ethics, review and apply the Code to

Advanced Skills for Appellate Judges

2016-10-24T14:43:31+00:00June 23rd, 2015|

April 25-28, 2016 | Location Napa, CA | Tuition $1,295 | Conference Fee $415 What’s this? This course is designed to provide appellate judges with advanced topics in opinion writing, small group dynamics and collaborative decision-making, law clerk/staff management, how to get the most

Complex Commercial Litigation

2016-10-24T14:43:27+00:00June 23rd, 2015|

May 9-11, 2016 | Location San Antonio, TX | Tuition $985 | Conference Fee $305 What’s this? From case management strategies and techniques to electronic proceedings and forensic audits, there is a lot that a judge who may regularly have complex commercial cases come

Enhancing Judicial Bench Skills (JS 624)

2016-10-24T14:43:25+00:00June 23rd, 2015|

May 23-26, 2016 | Location Bar Harbor, ME | Tuition $1,295 | Conference Fee $415 What’s this? This is a practical course for new judges who want to develop the skills they need to oversee their courtroom effectively, and for judges who want to

Dispute Resolution Skills (JS 625)

2016-10-24T14:43:24+00:00June 23rd, 2015|

June 6-9, 2016 | Location Savannah, GA | Tuition $1,295 | Conference Fee $415 What’s this? The course explores dispute resolution methods and the ways in which they may be used by judges to reframe, determine approaches for case resolution, and move beyond impasse.

Domestic Violence (JS 636)

2016-10-24T14:43:24+00:00June 23rd, 2015|

June 6-9, 2016 | Location Savannah, GA | Tuition $1,295 | Conference Fee $415 What’s this? Domestic violence cases are some of the most emotionally challenging cases that judges handle. After this course, judges will be able to describe the dynamics of both batterers