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.
Decision Making (JS 618)

Decision Making (JS 618)

Jun 8, 2020 - Jun 11, 2020 00:00

Denver, CO THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED This course familiarizes you with the factors that affect the judicial decision-making process and assists...

Administrative Law: Advanced (JS 649)

Administrative Law: Advanced (JS 649)

Jun 8, 2020 - Jun 11, 2020 07:30

Philadelphia, PA THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED This program will be held at Temple University Beasley School of Law. This advanced-level, four-day...

Drugs in America Today: What Every Judge Needs to Know

Drugs in America Today: What Every Judge Needs to Know

Jun 17, 2020 - Jun 19, 2020 08:00

Seattle. WA THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED With opiate addiction at epidemic levels in both urban and rural America, the NJC has crafted a new course...

Mindfulness for Judges

Mindfulness for Judges

Jun 22, 2020 - Jun 25, 2020 00:00

THIS COURSE HAS BEEN POSTPONED, DATE TBD Duck Key, Florida This four-day program is an opportunity to pause from the many complexities of being a judge...

Enhancing Judicial Bench Skills

Enhancing Judicial Bench Skills

Jun 22, 2020 - Jun 25, 2020 00:00

Bar Harbor, Maine THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED Do you need a fresh look at your role on the bench? From civility to contempt, this course will help...

Judicial Writing (JS 615)

Judicial Writing (JS 615)

Aug 24, 2020 - Aug 27, 2020 08:00

Reno, NV Are your judicial documents clear, coherent and unambiguous? This course applies advanced composition principles to judicial writing at all levels...

Ethical Issues in the Law: A Novel Approach  (JS 619)

Ethical Issues in the Law: A Novel Approach (JS 619)

Aug 30, 2020 - Sep 3, 2020 00:00

This course has been cancelled. This course engages the participant in in-depth discussions and analyses of ethical behavior and justice at the point...

Artificial Intelligence: What Judges Need to Know

Artificial Intelligence: What Judges Need to Know

Sep 14, 2020 - Sep 17, 2020 00:00

Artificial intelligence (AI) will impact every field. The judicial branch of government is not an exception. Judges will hear cases involving autonomous...

Fourth Amendment: Comprehensive Search and Seizure (JS 645)

Fourth Amendment: Comprehensive Search and Seizure (JS 645)

Oct 5, 2020 - Oct 8, 2020 08:00

Asheville, North Carolina When is a search or seizure justified? Who has standing to challenge? When is a warrant needed? If the amendment is violated,...

Lessons from Tough Cases: Judging, Judicial Independence, Faithfulness to the Rule of Law

Lessons from Tough Cases: Judging, Judicial Independence, Faithfulness to the Rule of Law

Oct 12, 2020 - Oct 15, 2020 00:00

Charleston, South Carolina What was your toughest case? How did you handle it? Do you wish, upon reflection, that you’d handled it differently? During...

Evidence in a Courtroom Setting (JS 633)

Evidence in a Courtroom Setting (JS 633)

Oct 19, 2020 - Oct 22, 2020 08:00

Sedona, Arizona 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

Nov 2, 2020 - Nov 5, 2020 08:00

New Orleans, Louisiana In the last decade, self-representation has increased exponentially. Self-represented litigants now appear on court dockets in...