Courses Across the Country

These NJC courses are held at locations close to America’s cultural and natural treasures and are sure to attract participants from across the nation. They are taught by experts in their fields of study and offer an enriching and stimulating experience.

2019 Courses

Mindfulness for Judges

Mindfulness for Judges

Jun 24, 2019 - Jun 27, 2019 00:00

Napa, CA This four-day program is an opportunity to pause from the many complexities of being a judge and find some space to breathe and reflect. Mindfulness...

Advanced Evidence (JS 617)

Advanced Evidence (JS 617)

Jun 24, 2019 - Jun 27, 2019 08:00

Bar Harbor, ME This course is a must for judges who want to improve their evidentiary rulings. The expert faculty will review recent cases that impact...

Fourth Amendment: Comprehensive Search and Seizure (JS 645)

Fourth Amendment: Comprehensive Search and Seizure (JS 645)

Aug 5, 2019 - Aug 8, 2019 08:00

San Diego, California When is a search or seizure justified? Who has standing to challenge? When is a warrant needed? If the amendment is violated, does...

Court Management for Tribal Judges and Personnel (JM 690)

Court Management for Tribal Judges and Personnel (JM 690)

Aug 26, 2019 - Aug 29, 2019 08:00

Seneca, New York The efficient administration of modern tribal justice systems requires a team of competent court personnel with the knowledge and skills...

Evidence in a Courtroom Setting (JS 633)

Evidence in a Courtroom Setting (JS 633)

Aug 26, 2019 - Aug 29, 2019 08:00

Big Sky, Montana This is a highly interactive course in which judges from different jurisdictions and backgrounds can openly and vigorously examine the...

Best Practices in Handling Cases with Self-Represented Litigants

Best Practices in Handling Cases with Self-Represented Litigants

Sep 23, 2019 - Sep 26, 2019 08:00

Anchorage, Alaska In the last decade, self-representation has increased exponentially. Self-represented litigants now appear on court dockets in almost...

Essential Skills for Tribal Court Judges

Essential Skills for Tribal Court Judges

Sep 23, 2019 - Sep 26, 2019 08:00

Anchorage, Alaska This course assists tribal court judges in developing the basic skills necessary to preside over criminal and civil matters in tribal...

Enhancing Judicial Bench Skills

Enhancing Judicial Bench Skills

Oct 28, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019 00:00

Charleston, South Carolina Do you need a fresh look at your role on the bench? From civility to contempt, this course will help you develop the skills...

Decision Making (JS 618)

Decision Making (JS 618)

Dec 9, 2019 - Dec 12, 2019 00:00

Santa Fe, New Mexico This course familiarizes you with the factors that affect the judicial decision-making process and assists you in the analysis of...

When Justice Fails: Threats to the Independence of the Judiciary (JS 644)

When Justice Fails: Threats to the Independence of the Judiciary (JS 644)

Dec 9, 2019 - Dec 12, 2019 00:00

How does an independent judiciary contribute to a just society? What is necessary for the judiciary to be truly independent? Join us in Montgomery, Alabama...

2018 Courses