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If a judge has the option under the law of ordering restitution, there’s an excellent chance it will happen. That’s the major takeaway from our November Question of the Month, sent just before Thanksg...

Demand restitution, you’re likely to get it

If a judge has the option under the law of ordering restitution, there’s an excellent chance it will happen. That’s the major takeaway from our November Question of the Month, sent just before Thanksg...

Our October Question of the Month asked alumni, “Should there be a maximum age for judges, even those with lifetime appointments?” A slight majority, 52 percent of the 632 respondents, said yes. The c...

Judges are divided on mandatory retirement for the judiciary

Our October Question of the Month asked alumni, “Should there be a maximum age for judges, even those with lifetime appointments?” A slight majority, 52 percent of the 632 respondents, said yes. The c...

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Our monthly one-question survey emailed to NJC alumni in June asked trial judges, “About how often do you disagree with the jury’s verdict?” The choices were: Less than 25 percent of the time26 t...

Here’s how often trial judges disagree with a jury’s verdict

Our monthly one-question survey emailed to NJC alumni in June asked trial judges, “About how often do you disagree with the jury’s verdict?” The choices were: Less than 25 percent of the time26 t...

Demand restitution, you’re likely to get it

Judges are divided on mandatory retirement for the judiciary

Here’s how often trial judges disagree with a jury’s verdict

Here are the courses judges most wish the NJC would offer

Why summary jury trials haven’t caught on with most judges

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