By Anna-Leigh Firth Natalie Tyrrell has been a judge in the North Las Vegas Justice Court for 19 years. Recently she became a judge in another arena, the boxing arena.
Click here to RSVP Members of the greater Reno-Sparks legal community are invited to The National Judicial College for a reception to honor and remember our inspiring friend the Hon. N. Patrick Flanagan III. Special Guests: Mrs. Caroline Flanagan Sierra Leone Supreme Court Justice Emmanuel Ekundayo Roberts, inaugural recipient of the Hon. Patrick Flanagan
Congratulations to the following judges who are either new to the bench or have recently been elected, appointed or hired for a new position. Lauralee Cardinal, Superior Court, Arizona Jessica L. Curtis, District Court, Colorado Robert Charles Lochary, District Court, Colorado Amiel Markenson, District Court, Colorado Chelsea W. Rengel, County Court, Colorado Vincente G. Vigil,
Queens Criminal Court Justice Toko Serita presides over a human sex trafficking intervention court. In this interview with her, she talks about how the court identifies, treats, and supports the victim/defendants who appear before her.
Slightly surprising winner emerges in poll to name the most consequential U.S. Supreme Court chief justice
By Anna-Leigh Firth Our U.S.-history-themed Question of the Month for July – emailed just before the July 4th holiday – asked NJC alumni whom they consider to be the most consequential U.S. Supreme Court chief justice of all time.
RENO, Nev. — As part of a new Artown event, children from the local Boys and Girls Club and the Big Brothers & Big Sisters program will gather in the Model Courtroom of The National Judicial College during two days in July to hear local judges read and discuss Sonia Sotomayor’s books about her journey
By Hon. Don Ash This September I will have served on the bench for 25 years. I have presided over divorce trials, medical malpractice lawsuits, sat on appellate panels, and been involved in numerous murder trials, including two death penalty cases. I was honored to be elected president of the
National expert on labor and employment law elected chair of the board of The National Judicial College
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (June 14, 2019) RENO, Nev. — One of the country’s pre-eminent attorneys representing management in labor and employment law issues, Peter Bennett of The Bennett Law Firm of Portland, Maine, has been elected chair of the Board of Trustees of The National Judicial College, the nation’s oldest and largest institution of judicial
By Anna-Leigh Firth Our monthly one-question survey emailed to NJC alumni in June asked trial judges, “About how often do you disagree with the jury’s verdict?” The choices were: Less than 25 percent of the time 26 to 50 percent of the time 51 to 75 percent of the time More than 75 percent of
By Lieutenant Colonel Andrew R. Norton Although the rules and procedures for military law generally track those of civilian law, the practical differences between civilian and military life have led to some variations.