Online Learning

The NJC offers a variety of web-based courses and programs.

Web Courses

The NJC’s Web-based courses allow participants to study at any time and interact with many judges from around the country in a collegial online atmosphere. Expert faculty members will challenge participants with self-tests, assignments, and reading that can be completed anywhere a judge has access to an Internet-ready computer. Each course will meet for at least two prescheduled Web conferences hosted by the faculty.

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All of our webcasts are free with registration.

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Upcoming Webcasts

Judicial Response to Impaired Driving in Indian Country: Myths, Barriers and New Opportunities

August 31, 2016 1o – 11:30 a.m. PST | 1 – 2:30 p.m. EST | Web | Cost FREE

This webcast is co-sponsored by the ABA, view full details here. 

This fast-paced and interactive 90-minute program will introduce participants to the challenges facing judges in Indian Country in impaired driving cases. Some of the jurisdictional barriers facing tribal judges will be addressed. The panel will also elaborate as to how reporting and data collection can benefit both tribal sovereignty as well as neighboring states by making roads safer. Participants will learn to appraise tribal codes for authority and limits. Panelists will identify available resources in individual tribal communities to establish the integral customs and traditions available for sentencing/dispositions/orders so that native defendants can participate in meaningful community building.