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Welcome to the Bench

2019-12-04T16:39:04-08:00December 4th, 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. John Cagle, Superior Court Judge, Alaska Kristen Stohler, Superior Court Judge, Alaska Lisa C. Arnolds, District Court Judge, Colorado Nikea T. Bland, District Court Judge, Colorado Kyle P. Seedorf, District Court

Post-Doc/Fellowship Position

2019-11-13T11:20:27-08:00November 13th, 2019|

Full-time Post-Doc/Fellowship Position The National Judicial College is seeking highly motivated candidates who are interested in helping develop a new program of research activities.  The NJC has been the leader of judicial education for over 50 years, and we are looking to increase our research efforts to support the national and international trends about rule of

Program Attorney

2019-10-29T13:25:05-08:00October 29th, 2019|

The National Judicial College seeks an experienced Program Attorney responsible for researching, designing and implementing continuing judicial education programs. Under direction of the Academic Director the Program Attorney will:

Reflections from the Bench: Corrections just ain’t so

2019-10-08T08:52:40-08:00October 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

2019-09-19T14:10:34-08:00September 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