A biopic on Ruth Bader Ginsburg starring Felicity Jones (Rogue One, The Theory of Everything) and titled “On the Basis of Sex” is set to begin filming this fall and hit the screens in the near future. Judging from this month’s survey results, quite a few judges will eagerly await the film’s release.
For those who work 9-to-5 jobs, a court hearing is nearly impossible to attend without taking time away from the office.
A new survey shows that a clear majority of judges are not morally opposed to legalizing recreational use of marijuana. But the opposition is vocal and includes judges who have the most experience in handling drug cases.
Capital punishment in the United States has fallen to a 25-year low. That may lead some to conclude that the practice of executing prisoners is itself doomed.
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.