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.
(Photo by Samuel Morse/Courtesy of the U.S. Air Force) Military judges are experiencing the most comprehensive changes to the military justice system in the history of the Uniform Code of Military Justice By Commander Paul Casey, U.S. Coast Guard On January 1, a slew of changes to the Uniform Code of Military
Photo: The author, far right, with staff and team leaders of the group monitoring a peace agreement in South Sudan By Hon. Larry G. Sage (Ret.) My first entry into the cafeteria at a U.N. mission in South Sudan reminded me of the cantina scene in the original Star Wars
A strong foundation is an essential part of a successfully operating tribal court. This course is designed to enhance the ability of court administrators to evaluate the performance of their court and develop a strategic plan to address the areas of improvement.
Tribal court clerks are the backbone of tribal courts and are essential to the success within the judicial branch of government. This self-study course will address a clear relationship between the history and purpose of tribal courts and the role of the court clerk, discuss the role and tools of
By Anna-Leigh Firth Our February Question of the Month asked NJC alumni what their No. 1 suggestion was for getting more judges to attend our courses.
This word picture shows the last names of faculty who volunteered their time (1,534 hours!) to teach for the NJC in 2017. The picture shows only those who taught five or more hours in 2017 (106 individuals). The bigger the name, the more hours taught. This picture does not reflect the additional 72 individuals who