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Question of the Month

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Judges who send people to jail or prison usually have at least some idea of the conditions in the facilities, the latest NJC poll suggests.  Our Question of the Month for May asked NJC alumni who hav...

Poll suggests that judges know what life is like in their jails and prisons

Judges who send people to jail or prison usually have at least some idea of the conditions in the facilities, the latest NJC poll suggests.  Our Question of the Month for May asked NJC alumni who hav...

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This month’s one-question email survey of NJC alumni asked if they’d ever received a thank-you months or years after sentencing someone or ruling against them in a civil suit. More than 375 judges res...

How often do judges end up being thanked by parties they rule against?

This month’s one-question email survey of NJC alumni asked if they’d ever received a thank-you months or years after sentencing someone or ruling against them in a civil suit. More than 375 judges res...

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Interior of cell block in abandoned State Correctional Institution, or jail., common room with jail cells.
Poll suggests that judges know what life is like in their jails and prisons

Thank You card in an envelope
How often do judges end up being thanked by parties they rule against?

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Judges prefer the judiciary police itself, but there are concerns

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Judges have some surprising wishes this holiday season

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

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