Taking the Bench: An Interactive, Online Course for New Judges
Who should attend?
Judges who have been recently elected or appointed.
Who are the members of the faculty?
Faculty are highly experienced judges and experts who bring a wealth of personal experience to their teaching. Faculty includes Judge Augustus Chen, Judge Kristi Harrington (Ret.), Professor Benjamin Holden, Judge David Kimberley (Ret.), and Judge Thomas Zonay.
How is this course taught?
Discussion assignments, writing assignments, reading, video, and
weekly live calls with faculty ensure this course is highly interactive,
demanding, and educational. It is anticipated that you will spend
between six and eight hours on lessons per week, with a total of four
weeks of instruction (week three is a break week). On Friday of each
week of the course, the faculty will deliver a live hour-long web
conference at 11 am Alaska / 12 pm Pacific / 1 pm Mountain / 2 pm
Central / 3 pm Eastern.
Whom should I contact for more information?
For more information, please contact the Registrar’s Office at (800) 255-8343 or email@example.com.