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Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) was a Frenchman who studied American society during a nine-month tour in 1831 when the United States were still simmering with vitriolic political animus from the 1824 and 1...

Reflections from the Bench: Raging waters, recounts and sturdy banks of law

Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) was a Frenchman who studied American society during a nine-month tour in 1831 when the United States were still simmering with vitriolic political animus from the 1824 and 1...

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Our November Question of the Month asked NJC alumni if they think any judges should be appointed for life. The survey attracted 701 judges and 60 percent said no. It’s important to note that few of the ...

The majority of judges polled oppose lifetime appointments

Our November Question of the Month asked NJC alumni if they think any judges should be appointed for life. The survey attracted 701 judges and 60 percent said no. It’s important to note that few of the ...

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Congratulations to the following judges who are either new to the bench or have recently been elected, appointed or hired for a new position. Michael Windom, Circuit Court, Mobile County, AlabamaJohn Lars...

Welcome to the Bench

Congratulations to the following judges who are either new to the bench or have recently been elected, appointed or hired for a new position. Michael Windom, Circuit Court, Mobile County, AlabamaJohn Lars...

Reflections from the Bench: Raging waters, recounts and sturdy banks of law

United States Supreme Court Building in Washington DC, USA.
The majority of judges polled oppose lifetime appointments

Waiting in line and voting.
Judges think few voters know enough to make informed choices in judicial elections; but they aren’t high on published reviews either

Supreme Court’s Sotomayor inspires at special online Reading & Robes

Ruth Bader Ginsburg mural on U Street NW, Washington, DC USA - Artist Rose Jaffe IG:Rose_Inks
I became a judge because of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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