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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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Congratulations to the following 17 judges who are either new to the bench or have recently been elected, appointed or hired for a new position. Kimberly D. Cortez, 12th District Court, ColoradoErin M. Ro...

Welcome to the Bench - April 2022

Congratulations to the following 17 judges who are either new to the bench or have recently been elected, appointed or hired for a new position. Kimberly D. Cortez, 12th District Court, ColoradoErin M. Ro...

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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...

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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What we’ve got here … is failure to communicate

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