Complete List of In-Person and Web Courses 2016-11-22T16:01:32+00:00

Complete List of In-Person and Web Courses

2017 Courses

Handling Capital Cases (JS 623)

May 22 – 25, 2017 | Location Nashville, TN | Tuition $1,349 | Conference Fee $499 What’s this?

Death is different. You feel it the moment you enter a courtroom when a capital

Ethics and Judging: Reaching Higher Ground

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,

Conducting the Trial (JS 632)

June 5 – 8, 2017 | Location Seattle, WA | Tuition $1,349 | Conference Fee $399 What’s this?

Recharge your judicial batteries with a one-week refresher on taking a proactive role in

Special Court Jurisdiction

June 5 – 15, 2017 | Location Reno, NV | Tuition $1,699 | Conference Fee $569 What’s this?

Are you a judge without formal law school training? This course will offer

Special Court Jurisdiction: Advanced (JS 611)

June 5 – 15, 2017 | Location Reno, NV | Tuition $1,699 | Conference Fee $569 What’s this?

This course is designed for judges recently appointed or elected to specialized courts.

Appellate Repellent: Avoiding Reversal for Judges

June 14, 2017 12 p.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free

Judges would rather be affirmed than reversed. How can hard-working trial judges, in particular, reduce the likelihood of reversals? During this webcast, ways will be

Advanced Tribal Court Management

June 19 – 22, 2017 | Location Anaheim, CA | Tuition $1,349 | Conference Fee $399 What’s this?

This course provides tribal court judges and court administrators with a more in-depth examination

Advanced Concepts in Criminal Justice: Implicit Bias

June 21, 2017 10 a.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free

This 75-minute webcast will investigate how implicit bias can be addressed in the courts in order to reduce its impact on judicial decision making.

Evidence in a Courtroom Setting (JS 633)

June 26 – 29, 2017 | Location New Orleans, LA | Tuition $1,395 | Conference Fee $499 What’s this?

This is a highly interactive course in which judges from different jurisdictions

Marijuana Law & Its Impact on Your State’s Jurisprudence

July 19, 2017 12 p.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free

Public opinion about legalization of marijuana has gotten ahead of the science. Laws decriminalizing both medical and recreational use are increasing. Under Federal Law, however,

Administrative Law: Advanced (JS 649)

July 24 – 27, 2017 | Location Chicago, IL | Tuition $1,395 | Conference Fee $499 What’s this?

This advanced-level, four-day course for experienced administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers

Decision Making (JS 618)

August 7 – 10, 2017 | Location Big Sky, MT | Tuition $1,349 | Conference Fee $399 What’s this?

This course familiarizes you with the factors that affect the judicial decision-making process

Administrative Law: Fair Hearing (JS 612)

August 14 – 24, 2017 | Location Reno, NV | Tuition $1,699 | Conference Fee $569 What’s this?

This intensive two-week course provides newer state and federal administrative law adjudicators with

NHTSA Webcast: Psychopharmacology

August 16, 2017 10 a.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free

This webcast explores the current research and findings on the relationships among substance abuse, brain chemistry, and tools for improved outcomes in traffic matters.

Personal Security for Judges

August 16, 2017 12 p.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition Free

Through lecture and using current and relevant case studies of attacks to judicial officers, participants will be sensitized to some of the pre-attack indicators that predicate

Rural Judges: Special Issues They Confront

August 30, 2017 12 p.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition Free

Eighty percent of America’s trial courts are rural, signifying they have one to three judges, and serve populations of less than 50,000 residents often dispersed over

NHTSA Webcast: DUI: Sentencing Underage Drivers

September 6, 2017 10 a.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free

Old enough to drive, but not old enough to drink legally. Individuals in this age group present special problems for judges when they are charged

Special Considerations for the Rural Court Judges

September 11 – October 27, 2017 | Web | Tuition $629

Isolation, under-funding, lack of collateral social services in the community, and a high public profile. Do these things sound familiar? Judges in

Ethics for the Administrative Law Judge

October 2 – November 17, 2017 | Web | Tuition $629

Rule with confidence, knowing your decisions are ethically appropriate. This faculty-led online course uses hypothetical scenarios, interactive learning activities and online discussion to explore

Civil Mediation

October 2 – 6, 2017 | Location Reno, NV | Tuition $1,289 | Conference Fee $359 What’s this?

Also offered May 8 – 12, 2017 in Reno, NV

Mediation is an important option

Management Skills for Presiding Judges

October 9 – 13, 2017  | Location Reno, NV | Tuition $1,289 | Conference Fee $359 What’s this?

Your court needs a strong leader. Learn how to tackle human resources issues, budget complications,

Behind the Wheel: Today’s Traffic Offender

October 23 – 26, 2017 | Location Reno, NV | Tuition $1,079 | Conference Fee $289 What’s this?

The arena of traffic-related offenses is constantly evolving. Statistically, driving while under the

Mindfulness for Judges

November 6 – 9, 2017 | Location Sedona, AZ | Tuition $1,349 | Conference Fee $399 What’s this?

This four-day program, held in beautiful Sedona, Arizona, is an opportunity to pause from

Effective Caseflow Management (JS 627/JM 690)

December 4 – 7, 2017 | Location Austin, TX | Tuition $1,349 | Conference Fee $499 What’s this?

““Justice delayed is justice denied” (Gladstone). Effective, efficient caseflow promotes justice and upholds the

Judicial Philosophy and American Law

December 4 – 7, 2017 | Location Austin, TX | Tuition $1,349 | Conference Fee $499 What’s this?

No Supreme Court decision is made in a vacuum of law and precedence. Each

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