Handling Small Claims Cases Effectively: Web-Based

Handling Small Claims Cases Effectively: Web-Based

Apr 13, 2020 – May 29, 2020
00:00

Online: Faculty-Led
Small claims cases can be among the most stressful and frustrating that a judge is called on to handle in a court of limited jurisdiction….

Evidence Challenges for Administrative Law Judges: Web-Based

Evidence Challenges for Administrative Law Judges: Web-Based

May 11, 2020 – Jun 26, 2020
00:00

Online: Faculty-Led
Need funding to attend? Scholarships for tuition are available. Please be sure to follow the instructions for requesting a scholarship…

Fundamentals of Evidence: Web-Based

Fundamentals of Evidence: Web-Based

May 11, 2020 – Jun 26, 2020
00:00

Online: Faculty-Led
Need funding to attend? Scholarships for tuition are available. Please be sure to follow the instructions for requesting a scholarship…

Special Considerations for the Rural Court Judge: Web-Based

Special Considerations for the Rural Court Judge: Web-Based

May 18, 2020 – Jul 3, 2020
07:30

Online: Faculty-led
Need funding to attend? Scholarships for tuition are available. Please be sure to follow the instructions for requesting a scholarship…

Coaching Judges for Better Justice

Coaching Judges for Better Justice

Jun 1, 2020 – Jun 4, 2020
00:00

Reno, NV

THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED
This course provides the fundamental concepts underlying the practice of becoming a mentor or coach for other…

Masking and Search Warrant Essentials for Commercial Motor Vehicles

Masking and Search Warrant Essentials for Commercial Motor Vehicles

Jun 3, 2020
12:00 – 13:15

11 a.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free
The NJC is presenting a CDL/CMV webinar for judges on June 3, 2020. Masking and Search Warrant Essentials…

Finding our Way Forward: Administering Justice in the Age of COVID

Finding our Way Forward: Administering Justice in the Age of COVID

Jun 5, 2020
10:00 – 11:00

Friday, June 5, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. Pacific / 12:00 Mountain / 1:00 Central / 2:00 Eastern
Length: 1 hour 15 minutes
Are you trying to define the “new…

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…

Management Skills for Presiding Judges

Management Skills for Presiding Judges

Jun 8, 2020 – Jun 12, 2020
00:00

THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED

Reno, NV
Your court needs a strong leader. Learn how to tackle human resources issues, budget complications, and other…

Ethics and Judging: Reaching Higher Ground (JS 601): Web-Based

Ethics and Judging: Reaching Higher Ground (JS 601): Web-Based

Jun 8, 2020 – Jul 24, 2020
00:00

Online: Faculty-Led
As a judge, you have the responsibility of upholding the Model Code of Judicial Conduct. Are you? During this course, you will explore…

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…

Medications for Alcohol and Drug Use Disorders 101: The Science of Medication Treatment

Medications for Alcohol and Drug Use Disorders 101: The Science of Medication Treatment

Jun 9, 2020
12:00 – 13:00

Noon – 1 Pacific | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free

This webinar is presented through funding from SAMHSA/PCSS in collaboration with The National Judicial…

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…

DUI in Indian Country

DUI in Indian Country

Jun 23, 2020
10:00 – 11:15

10:00 a.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free
This webcast will address the various aspects of handling Tribal Court DUI cases to build and enhance…

Taking the Bench: An Interactive, Online Course for New Judges

Taking the Bench: An Interactive, Online Course for New Judges

Jul 27, 2020 – Aug 28, 2020
00:00

Online: Faculty-Led
The purpose of this online course is to provide education for judges who have been recently elected or appointed. The course is four…

Designing and Presenting: A Faculty Development Workshop

Designing and Presenting: A Faculty Development Workshop

Aug 3, 2020 – Aug 6, 2020
00:00

Reno, NV

Are your educational programs interesting, thought-provoking, fun, and enriching? The vast majority of people teaching in professional…

Administrative Law: Fair Hearing (JS 612)

Administrative Law: Fair Hearing (JS 612)

Aug 16, 2020 – Aug 22, 2020
07:30

Reno, NV
This intensive 7-day course provides newer state and federal administrative law adjudicators with a solid foundation in the tools and techniques…

Access to Justice in Impaired Driving Cases – Costs of Pre-Trial Conditions

Access to Justice in Impaired Driving Cases – Costs of Pre-Trial Conditions

Aug 19, 2020
09:00 – 10:15

9:00 a.m. PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free
This webcast is presented through generous funding from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration…

Leadership for Judges

Leadership for Judges

Aug 24, 2020 – Aug 27, 2020
07:30

Reno, NV
Judges are often asked to lead projects that will improve the justice system. Learning about project management, leadership, human resources,…

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…

How Judges Should Use Their State Constitutions

How Judges Should Use Their State Constitutions

Aug 27, 2020
12:00 – 13:15

11 am PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free

State constitutions have historically played an important role in American jurisprudence, and can continue…

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…

Judicial Renaissance II

Judicial Renaissance II

Sep 7, 2020 – Sep 11, 2020
00:00

THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED 
Nowadays, lifelong learning is essential to maintain skill and knowledge in one’s chosen profession. During this program,…

Managing Cases Involving Commercial Drivers Licenses

Managing Cases Involving Commercial Drivers Licenses

Sep 14, 2020 – Sep 16, 2020
00:00

Without proper enforcement, large tractor rigs, school buses, and even automobiles carrying dangerous cargo can cause devastating crashes. Judges have…

Traffic Issues in the 21st Century

Traffic Issues in the 21st Century

Sep 14, 2020 – Sep 17, 2020
00:00

Reno, NV

THIS COURSE HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Judges are facing more complex traffic issues as the law and technology progress. This course is designed…

Evidence Challenges for Administrative Law Judges: Web-Based

Evidence Challenges for Administrative Law Judges: Web-Based

Sep 14, 2020 – Oct 30, 2020
00:00

Online: Faculty-Led
Are you making evidentiary rulings with confidence? This faculty-led online course will develop the skills needed to rule accurately…

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…

Drugged Driving Essentials

Drugged Driving Essentials

Sep 14, 2020 – Sep 16, 2020
07:30

Reno, NV
This course is funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and offered at no cost to eligible participants. Please…

Special Considerations for the Rural Court Judge: Web-Based

Special Considerations for the Rural Court Judge: Web-Based

Sep 14, 2020 – Oct 30, 2020
07:30

Online: Faculty-led
Isolation, under-funding, lack of collateral social services in the community, and a high public profile. Do these things sound familiar?…

Ethics for the Administrative Law Judge: Web-Based

Ethics for the Administrative Law Judge: Web-Based

Sep 21, 2020 – Nov 6, 2020
00:00

Online: Faculty-Led
Rule with confidence, knowing your decisions are ethically appropriate. This faculty-led online course uses hypothetical scenarios,…

Scientific Evidence & Expert Testimony (JS 622)

Scientific Evidence & Expert Testimony (JS 622)

Oct 5, 2020 – Oct 8, 2020
00:00

Reno, NV
The emergence of DNA analysis in the 1990s led to serious questioning of the validity of many of the traditional forensic disciplines. Very recently,…

Civil Mediation

Civil Mediation

Oct 5, 2020 – Oct 9, 2020
08:00

Reno, NV
Mediation is an important option in every system of justice. Judges with mediation skills can have opportunities open up to them both on and…

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…

Ethics, Fairness, and Security in Your Courtroom and Community

Ethics, Fairness, and Security in Your Courtroom and Community

Oct 12, 2020 – Oct 15, 2020
07:30

Reno, NV
As a judge, you have the responsibility of maintaining the integrity of the court process. Are you? This course will help participants reduce…

Managing Challenging Family Law Cases (JS 634)

Managing Challenging Family Law Cases (JS 634)

Oct 19, 2020 – Oct 22, 2020
00:00

Reno. NV
This program is presented through a partnership of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, the Judicial Studies Graduate Degree…

Special Court Jurisdiction: Advanced

Special Court Jurisdiction: Advanced

Oct 19, 2020 – Oct 29, 2020
07:30

Reno, NV
This course is designed for judges recently appointed or elected to specialized courts. The course is filled with valuable information and practice…

General Jurisdiction (JS 610)

General Jurisdiction (JS 610)

Oct 19, 2020 – Oct 29, 2020
07:30

Reno, NV
Jumpstart your judicial career! This course supplements state-sponsored judicial education by providing a solid foundation in the substance and…

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…

Judicial Academy – A Boot Camp for Aspiring Judges

Judicial Academy – A Boot Camp for Aspiring Judges

Oct 26, 2020 – Oct 30, 2020
00:00

Reno, NV

The NJC is presenting this 4.5-day program to 40 selected participants who want to be trial judges. The NJC will endeavor to select a diverse…

Taking the Bench: An Interactive, Online Course for New Judges

Taking the Bench: An Interactive, Online Course for New Judges

Nov 2, 2020 – Dec 4, 2020
00:00

Online: Faculty-Led
The purpose of this online course is to provide education for judges who have been recently elected or appointed. The course is four…

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…

Human Trafficking Act of 2018

Human Trafficking Act of 2018

Dec 2, 2020
13:00 – 14:15

Noon PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free

DETAILS TBD

Designing and Presenting Effective CDL Courses: A Faculty Development Workshop

Designing and Presenting Effective CDL Courses: A Faculty Development Workshop

May 24, 2021 – May 27, 2021
00:00

Are your educational programs interesting, thought-provoking, fun, and enriching? The vast majority of people teaching in professional education…