The NJC Seeks Judges to Pilot-Test Web Course on Cases with High Media Interest

Notorious cases with high media interest can be assigned to any judge in any court. What should a judge do when a reporter calls or shows up on her doorstep with a camera crew in tow? Judges who need immediate help with these situations now have a resource at their fingertips.

Three National Judicial College Presidents Designate Planned Gifts

The National Judicial College in Reno is launching a Planned Giving campaign this summer using three former judges who have served as NJC presidents as examples of those who are investing in the college for the future. Former presidents V. Robert Payant and William Dressel join current president Chad Schmucker in designating a portion of their estates to the NJC.

Early Adopter of Technology That Dramatically Improved His Court’s Caseflow Will Teach in July

An intensive four-day course on caseflow management for state judges at will be led by a retired judge whose early adoption of technology dramatically improved caseflow in his own home state court. The Hon. Chad Schmucker, president of the NJC, will offer opening remarks for the Effective Caseflow Management course offered at the College in Reno July 13, 2015.

State Supreme Court Justice to Discuss ‘Other Side of the Bench’ Experience

A Nevada Supreme Court Justice will discuss his experience from “the other side of the bench” on Wednesday, May 6, during an academic course for new judges at The National Judicial College. Supreme Court Justice Mark Gibbons will relate his experience as a juror to 80 new judges from around the nation during the NJC’s two-week General Jurisdiction course on the University of Nevada, Reno campus.

The NJC to Present Advancement of Justice Award to Chevron Corporate Secretary

The National Judicial College will honor Lydia I. Beebe, Chevron Corporation’s Corporate Secretary and Chief Governance Officer, by awarding her the Advancement of Justice Award at a private reception attended by distinguished attorneys and judges from around the country in San Francisco on March 19, 2015.

Jeanne Hill Named New NJC Development Chief

A 20-year educational advancement professional from California has been selected to be The National Judicial College’s new Director of Development and Communications. Jeanne Hill begins her new position at the NJC this month.