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Judging the Book by More Than Its Cover

2019-12-18T10:50:17-08:00September 18th, 2019|

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

Chief Advancement Officer

2019-09-16T14:16:14-08:00September 16th, 2019|

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

Welcome to the Bench

2019-10-01T07:45:37-08:00September 16th, 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. 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

My testimony at Incivility Anonymous

2019-09-06T11:33:53-08:00August 27th, 2019|

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

Here are the courses judges most wish the NJC would offer

2019-09-04T12:13:52-08:00August 26th, 2019|

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

Hon. Patrick Flanagan International Judicial Scholarship Fund Reception

2019-08-13T10:02:12-08:00August 7th, 2019|

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

Welcome to the Bench

2019-08-13T10:01:47-08:00July 30th, 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. 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,

Human Trafficking Treatment Courts

2019-07-25T16:02:01-08:00July 18th, 2019|

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.