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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...

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Many judges wish they knew more about mental health. That was one of takeaways from our monthly one-question survey, which earlier this month asked NJC alumni to choose among 13 potential new courses. The on...

Here are the courses judges most wish the NJC would offer

Many judges wish they knew more about mental health. That was one of takeaways from our monthly one-question survey, which earlier this month asked NJC alumni to choose among 13 potential new courses. The on...

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

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