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Reflections from the Bench: Corrections just ain’t so

2019-10-08T08:52:40-07:00October 1st, 2019|

By the late Judge Dennis Challeen Back in the ’60s and ’70s, the liberals were in charge of corrections, and a lot of money was spent on rehabilitation programs. Almost everything was tried, from teaching job skills, enhancing self-esteem, hugs and warm fuzzies and poetry to intense probation.

Judging the Book by More Than Its Cover

2019-09-19T14:10:34-07:00September 18th, 2019|

A Symposium on Juries, Implicit Bias, and the Justice System’s Response Thursday, March 12, 2020 | Washington, DC Juries exist to weigh evidence and render just decisions. But jurors are only human, and research confirms that all people possess biases that they don’t even know they have. What can and should our legal system

Chief Advancement Officer

2019-09-16T14:16:14-07:00September 16th, 2019|

The National Judicial College seeks a high caliber, high energy fundraising professional with the skills, experience, leadership and commitment to NJC’s mission to help take the current fundraising program to the next level and beyond.  The CAO will work with a strong executive leadership team that includes a CEO, Provost and COO/CFO.  The right candidate

Welcome to the Bench

2019-10-01T07:45:37-07:00September 16th, 2019|

Congratulations to the following judges who are either new to the bench or have recently been elected, appointed or hired for a new position. Monica Jo Gomez, County Court, Colorado Meghan A. Adams, Superior Court, Delaware Michael W. Arrington, Family Court, Delaware Jeffery O. Monroe, Superior Court, Georgia Frank A. Brindisi, District Court, Louisiana Melissa

My testimony at Incivility Anonymous

2019-09-06T11:33:53-07:00August 27th, 2019|

By Hon. David J. Dreyer My name is Dave and I’m an incivility-holic. Hi, Dave! I don’t know where to begin. I didn’t want to become uncivil, it just kind of happened, I guess. I grew up in an uncivil family. My parents would stay up late at night, both of them as uncivil

Here are the courses judges most wish the NJC would offer

2019-09-04T12:13:52-07:00August 26th, 2019|

By Anna-Leigh Firth Many judges wish they knew more about mental health. That was one of takeaways from our monthly one-question survey, which earlier this month asked NJC alumni to choose among 13 potential new courses. The one that received the most votes, 328, was When Mental Health Is an Issue in a Case. “There

Instructional Designer

2019-09-16T14:17:34-07:00August 16th, 2019|

The National Judicial College seeks an experienced Instructional Designer responsible for supporting NJC’s web-based learning environment. Under direction of the Director of Online Learning, the Instructional Designer will: