By Anna-Leigh Firth Nearly 9 out 10 NJC alumni responding to this month’s one-question survey said they do not employ summary jury trials. Various reasons were given, but the majority who left comments had never heard of the technique or, if they had heard of it, they considered it to be a waste of time.
Our guest in today’s podcast, Judge Augustus Chin, was appointed to the Holladay, Utah, Justice Court in August 2011. Before coming to the bench, Judge Chin worked at the US Embassy in his home country of Jamaica, a planner at an Army Depot, a law clerk and bailiff, a prosecutor, and a criminal defense attorney.
Congratulations to the following judges who are either new to the bench or have recently been elected, appointed or hired for a new position. Spiro Cheriogotis, Circuit Court, Alabama Brandy Hambright, Circuit Court, Alabama S. Wesley Pipes, V, Circuit Court, Alabama Tim Dickerson, Superior Court, Arizona Andrea Eddy, Denver County Court, Colorado Marcus S. Henson,
College’s first Emeritus Trustees have ties to San Francisco Giants, Ozzy Osbourne, Arnold Schwarzenegger
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anna-Leigh Firth, Communications/Marketing intern firstname.lastname@example.org, 775.741.8099 RENO, Nev. (March 12, 2019)— Six prominent professionals, including the former owner of baseball’s San Francisco Giants, the lawyer for heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne and the chief policy adviser to Arnold Schwarzenegger when he was governor of California, have been honored as the first trustees
By Hon. Jess Clanton Jr. (Ret.) Changes in laws and in everyday practices seem to crawl along in our court system, usually brought about by absolute necessity and occurring every decade or so. I discovered changes that I hadn’t known about when I returned to the bench for the last
Contact: Ed Cohen, Director of Communications/Marketing email@example.com, 775-327-8285 The National Judicial College – the nation’s first college for judges – is launching something unheard of in the United States: a practical course for attorneys who aspire to become judges. The College is currently accepting applications for its first Judicial Academy, which will be held Oct.
Only about half of judges surveyed say religion comes up in their courts, but where it does, it comes up frequently By Anna-Leigh Firth Our March Question of the Month asked NJC alumni if religion ever comes up in their courtrooms.
Jake Faleshini Jake Faleschini is the director of the Federal Courts Program at the Center for American Progress. He joined American Progress as the director of the Courts Program for Legal Progress in July 2015. He directs American Progress’ courts strategy, with a principal focus on managing and guiding the Why Courts Matter campaign. He
Retired Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith Lanzinger shares her interest in poetry and shares recommendations for judges looking to reduce stress and find deeper meaning in their work.