Judicial Edge 2017-01-25T10:48:46+00:00

Writing isn’t enough, you need this other skill

By NJC Distinguished Prof. Ron Hofer

Whether you knew it then or not, the day you showed up for the first day of law school was the day you signed on to be a professional writer. Moreover, the day you become an appellate judge you become a professional editor—not only of your own work but of others as well.

February 16th, 2017|

Judges are feeling less respected

The survey results are in, and we’re sad to report that nearly two-thirds of judges feel that their standing with the public has deteriorated.

Earlier this month our Question of the Month debuted by asking NJC alumni if they felt the public’s esteem for judges had risen, declined, or stayed the same in the past 10 years. Of the more than 1,400 judges who responded, 63 percent said they thought it

February 16th, 2017|
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