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After the events at the Capitol last week, many of you may be wondering if the same sort of invasion could happen in your courthouse or even at the Supreme Court of the United States. Sadly, the answer is...

The Left of Bang Principle

After the events at the Capitol last week, many of you may be wondering if the same sort of invasion could happen in your courthouse or even at the Supreme Court of the United States. Sadly, the answer is...

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My mother always called me a “character.” It was not meant as a compliment. Like most children growing up in my Midwestern generation, I was expected to be less individual and more conformist. The 196...

The currency of character

My mother always called me a “character.” It was not meant as a compliment. Like most children growing up in my Midwestern generation, I was expected to be less individual and more conformist. The 196...

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If you’re thinking about buying a book as a gift for a fellow judge this holiday season, here are more than 60 suggestions from NJC alumni. The recommendations, from 158 judges who responded to our Dece...

Here are the books recommended by judges to give to judges

If you’re thinking about buying a book as a gift for a fellow judge this holiday season, here are more than 60 suggestions from NJC alumni. The recommendations, from 158 judges who responded to our Dece...

A bookshelf containing volumes of books about Irish Law.
Here are the books recommended by judges to give to judges

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Adjudicating in Stormy Times: Practical safety tips to survive 2020 and beyond

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This Land is Our Land? Two changes Native people would appreciate

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