It’s nearly as polarizing as asking basketball fans who’s better, Michel Jordan or LeBron James; asking the table which toppings to order on the pizza; or asking science fiction fans to choose between Star Wars and Star Trek.
What does it take for a judge to earn a judicial studies Ph.D. or master’s? Ask these five who did it
From left: former Judicial Studies Director Dr. James T. Richardson, judges Kimberly Carlton Bonner, Reba Ann Page and David Allen Anderson, Director of Judicial Studies Dr. Shawn Marsh and NJC President Benes Aldana
In many professions, earning an advanced degree can guarantee a larger salary or promotion. That’s not the case for judges. A master’s or Ph.D. doesn’t magically grant a promotion to a higher court or a raise in pay.
Bill Robinson was a lawyer’s lawyer and the judiciary’s tireless ally
Our Question of the Month for May asked if you consider yourself adequately prepared to handle issues related to the opioid crises in your courtroom. A majority said no.
Wednesday wasn’t first time Benes Z. Aldana set foot inside The National Judicial College (he’d attended classes), but it was his first time as president-to-be.