A Symposium on Juries, Implicit Bias, and the Justice System’s Response 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 do to protect jury verdicts from the
The National Judicial College seeks a high caliber, high energy fundraising professional with the skills, experience, leadership and commitment to NJC’s mission to help take the current fundraising program to the next level and beyond. The CAO will work with a strong executive leadership team that includes a CEO, Provost and COO/CFO. The right candidate
Congratulations to the following judges who are either new to the bench or have recently been elected, appointed or hired for a new position. Monica Jo Gomez, County Court, Colorado Meghan A. Adams, Superior Court, Delaware Michael W. Arrington, Family Court, Delaware Jeffery O. Monroe, Superior Court, Georgia Frank A. Brindisi, District Court, Louisiana Melissa
By Anna-Leigh Firth Our September Question of the Month asked NJC alumni if they think it is right for journalists to point out which president or governor appointed a judge. The survey attracted 438 participants, and by a wide margin – nearly 4-1 – they indicated that they have no problem with the practice.
By Hon. David J. Dreyer My name is Dave and I’m an incivility-holic. Hi, Dave! I don’t know where to begin. I didn’t want to become uncivil, it just kind of happened, I guess. I grew up in an uncivil family. My parents would stay up late at night, both of them as uncivil
By Anna-Leigh Firth Many judges wish they knew more about mental health. That was one of takeaways from our monthly one-question survey, which earlier this month asked NJC alumni to choose among 13 potential new courses. The one that received the most votes, 328, was When Mental Health Is an Issue in a Case. “There
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.