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United States Supreme Court Building in Washington DC, USA.

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 ...

Waiting in line and voting.

This month’s emailed survey of NJC alumni asked judges if they think voters know enough about candidates for judicial office to make an informed decision. The short answer: no. Wrote one judge, anony...

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

This month’s emailed survey of NJC alumni asked judges if they think voters know enough about candidates for judicial office to make an informed decision. The short answer: no. Wrote one judge, anony...

dogs in courtroom, support dogs, dogs helping victims.

Our September Question of the Month asked NJC alumni, “Would you allow a professionally trained facility dog in the courtroom during a trial to assist a victim or vulnerable witness while giving testimony?...

Survey: Nearly 9 out of 10 judges welcome ‘man’s best friend’ in court

Our September Question of the Month asked NJC alumni, “Would you allow a professionally trained facility dog in the courtroom during a trial to assist a victim or vulnerable witness while giving testimony?...

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

dogs in courtroom, support dogs, dogs helping victims.
Survey: Nearly 9 out of 10 judges welcome ‘man’s best friend’ in court

Poll result: Judges don’t feel adequately protected

Most judges believe the criminal justice system suffers from racism

Judges are split on whether virtual hearings have reduced the number of no-shows

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