2018 Course

Traffic Issues in the 21st Century

When:
October 8, 2018 – October 11, 2018 all-day
2018-10-08T00:00:00-07:00
2018-10-12T00:00:00-07:00
Where:
The National Judicial College
Reno Nevada
Cost:
Tuition: $1,099 | Conference Fee: $299

Judges are facing more complex traffic issues as the law and technology progress. This course is designed to provide an overview of current traffic laws and technological trends and their applications to the judiciary. After this course, participants will be able to: improve public perception of the courts; manage and adjudicate fairly and efficiently; identify the behaviors that impair safe driving; explain the basic provisions relating to commercial motor vehicle laws and regulations; identify key issues associated with special driving populations, including younger and older drivers; summarize new technology and practices used in traffic law enforcement, adjudication and sentencing; and fully understand cultural diversity issues, including racial profiling.

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Why should I take this course?

Judges are facing more and more complex traffic issues as the law and technology progress. This course is designed to provide an overview of current traffic laws and technological trends and their application to the judiciary.

What will I learn?

During this course, you will learn to:

  • Improve public perception of the courts by using various tools.
  • Manage and adjudicate fairly and efficiently.
  • Understand the behaviors that impair safe driving.
  • Understand the basic provisions relating to commercial motor vehicle laws and regulations.
  • Identify key issues associated with special driving populations, including younger and older drivers.
  • Understand new technology and practices used in traffic-law enforcement, adjudication and sentencing.
  • Discuss cultural diversity issues, including racial profiling.

Who should attend?

This course has been specifically designed for traffic court judges, magistrates and hearing officers who handle motor-vehicle-related cases.

Who are the members of the faculty?

Judges and others who are recognized as experts in the field of traffic-related issues.

How is this course taught?

Through a number of adult education techniques including lecture, question and answer, and class problems.

Whom should I contact for more information?

For more information, please contact the Registrar’s Office at (800) 255-8343 or registrar@judges.org.

Does this course qualify for credits in the judicial studies degree program?

No. However, it does qualify for the Certificate in Judicial Development, Administrative Law Adjudication Skills, General Jurisdiction Trial Skills, Special Court Trial Skills and Tribal Judicial Skills programs.

What should I tell my presiding judge or funding agency so that my attendance will be approved?

Judges must have a good understanding of current traffic laws and technological trends and their application to the judiciary to stay abreast of a rapidly changing field of law. Such issues will increase the effectiveness of judges’ rulings in this area and result in increased efficiency.

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