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Our February Question of the Month asked judges if they believe the judiciary is, in practice, a coequal branch of the government, as the Constitution envisions. The overwhelming opinion of the NJC alum...

Survey: Judges no longer feel the judiciary is a ‘coequal’ branch

Our February Question of the Month asked judges if they believe the judiciary is, in practice, a coequal branch of the government, as the Constitution envisions. The overwhelming opinion of the NJC alum...

More than two out of three judges surveyed say they had no formal judicial education before they took the bench, leading many to call the beginning of their careers a baptism under fire. January’s...

Trial by fire: Most judges take the bench with zero judicial education, according to survey

More than two out of three judges surveyed say they had no formal judicial education before they took the bench, leading many to call the beginning of their careers a baptism under fire. January’s...

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At the NJC’s founding in 1963, some legal professionals worried that if judges sought out further education it would be like admitting their own inadequacy. Today many states provide an orientation to n...

Did you receive formal judicial education before you heard your first case?

At the NJC’s founding in 1963, some legal professionals worried that if judges sought out further education it would be like admitting their own inadequacy. Today many states provide an orientation to n...

Survey: Judges no longer feel the judiciary is a ‘coequal’ branch

Trial by fire: Most judges take the bench with zero judicial education, according to survey

Did you receive formal judicial education before you heard your first case?

Judges deliver verdict on Miracle on 34th Street ruling

Who is your favorite Supreme Court justice?

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