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Note: This article first appeared in the fall 2021 issue of The Judges’ Journal, a publication of the American Bar Association Judicial Division. The theme of the issue was “Judging in a Politicized Amer...

Taking Fire from Many Directions: The Threats to Judicial Independence Are Myriad and Multiplying

Note: This article first appeared in the fall 2021 issue of The Judges’ Journal, a publication of the American Bar Association Judicial Division. The theme of the issue was “Judging in a Politicized Amer...

She enrolled at Stanford University at age 16 and graduated from Stanford Law School at age 22. She finished third in her law school class, two spots behind a future chief justice of the United States, Wi...

Judicial Heroes & Legends: November 2021 – Justice Sandra Day O'Connor

She enrolled at Stanford University at age 16 and graduated from Stanford Law School at age 22. She finished third in her law school class, two spots behind a future chief justice of the United States, Wi...

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We asked judges if they are seeing an increase in verbal attacks on them in the courtroom, and a clear majority (65 percent) of the 571 NJC alumni who responded said they are not. Judges apparently are al...

Judges say verbal attacks on them in court aren’t up, but something else is

We asked judges if they are seeing an increase in verbal attacks on them in the courtroom, and a clear majority (65 percent) of the 571 NJC alumni who responded said they are not. Judges apparently are al...

Taking Fire from Many Directions: The Threats to Judicial Independence Are Myriad and Multiplying

Judicial Heroes & Legends: November 2021 – Justice Sandra Day O'Connor

Man teacher, salesman, student or businessman angry, shouting and swearing with chalk blackboard background
Judges say verbal attacks on them in court aren’t up, but something else is

New Sandra Day O'Connor Award will honor a judge for outstanding contributions to justice - first honoree is Justice O'Connor herself

Four attorneys attending the Judicial Academy tell why they want to become judges

Watch Washington Supreme Court Chief Justice Steven González’s inspirational and entertaining Justice Jackson Lecture

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