Congratulations to the following judges who are either new to the bench or have recently been elected or appointed to a new position. They are listed alphabetically by state.
By John F. Muffler The December 1989 mail-bomb assassination of Judge Robert S. Vance of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit taught many judges to have a plan in place for dealing with potential bombs.
By John F. Muffler Recently, more than a dozen pipe bombs were delivered across the country to prominent public figures at their homes and workplaces. Although none went to judges, there is always a risk to you, your loved ones, and staff from the devious and the disgruntled due to the nature of your position.
‘We want anyone but you’: What ‘substitution’ reveals about us as judges and our entire justice system
The following is an excerpt from Independence Corrupted: How America’s Judges Make Their Decisions by Charles Benjamin Schudson. Reprinted by permission of the University of Wisconsin Press. ©2018 by the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System. All rights reserved. “If changing judges changes law, it is not even
By Anna-Leigh Firth Our November Question of the Month asked NJC alumni if they have ever regretted one of their rulings. Nearly 80 percent of the 464 judges who responded said yes.
Probate Matters: Advanced is a four-module course exploring complex issues that might arise in Probate Court, including trust litigation, end-of-life issues, capacity, and more. This course should take the average learner between four and seven hours to complete.
Matt Murray has been Editor in Chief of The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones Newswires since June 2018. He joined the Journal in April 1994 in its Pittsburgh bureau, and as a reporter covered beats including banking, General Electric Co., food and management. As an editor, his roles have included running the Journal's national
Judge Straniere, Staten Island small claims judge, author of “Small Claims for Dummies”, and longtime NJC faculty, shares some of his best tips for handling self-represented litigants, ensuring procedural fairness, and running an efficient small claims docket.
Cases involving missing or abducted children can be some of the most difficult a judge faces. The families of those children are usually especially sensitive and apprehensive about being in court, and can be a source of great trauma and distress. This course can help judges do everything they can
DAUGHTER OF FAMED JAPANESE-AMERICAN INCARCERATION CAMP RESISTER TO SPEAK AT THE NATIONAL JUDICIAL COLLEGE OCT. 23
MEDIA ADVISORY Oct. 18, 2018 Contact: Ed Cohen, Director of Communications/Marketing firstname.lastname@example.org, (775) 327-8285 or (574) 386-8915 RENO, Nev.—Karen Korematsu, daughter of the late civil rights icon Fred Korematsu, will share her father’s story and the realities of Japanese-American incarceration during World War II in a lecture to judges 11 a.m. Oct. 23 at The