Judicial Leadership for Civility

Judicial Leadership for Civility

Apr 11, 2019 – Apr 18, 2019
00:00

This course has been cancelled.
The Civility Center for Law (CCL) and The National Judicial College are presenting this special seminar.

Judges are…

 Impaired Driving in Indian Country

Impaired Driving in Indian Country

Apr 24, 2019 – Apr 26, 2019
00:00

Oklahoma City, OK
The National Judicial College (NJC), through funding from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), is pleased to…

The Second Step:  The First Step Act - A Path for State Criminal Justice Reform

The Second Step: The First Step Act – A Path for State Criminal Justice Reform

Apr 30, 2019
10:00 – 11:00

10 AM PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free
Mass incarceration has become a uniquely American crisis. This panel discussion will focus on the First…

Civil Mediation

Civil Mediation

May 6, 2019 – May 10, 2019
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…

Impaired Driving Case Essentials

Impaired Driving Case Essentials

May 20, 2019 – May 23, 2019
07:30

Reno, NV
This course provides you with an overview of sentencing practices and evidence-based options for impaired driving traffic offenses including…

Advanced Civil Mediation

Advanced Civil Mediation

May 20, 2019 – May 21, 2019
08:00

Denver, CO
Designed for mediators who have successfully completed a 40-hour mediation training program, this highly interactive, fast-paced, skills-oriented…

Drugs in America Today: What Every Judge Needs to Know

Drugs in America Today: What Every Judge Needs to Know

May 20, 2019 – May 23, 2019
08:00

Sante Fe, NM
With opiate addiction at epidemic levels in both urban and rural America, the NJC has crafted a new course that focuses on the neurology…

Handling Capital Cases

Handling Capital Cases

May 20, 2019 – May 23, 2019
08:00

Denver, CO
Death is different. You feel it the moment you enter a courtroom when a capital case is beginning. Even if you have experience handling major…

Administrative Law: Advanced (JS 649)

Administrative Law: Advanced (JS 649)

Jun 3, 2019 – Jun 6, 2019
07:30

Reno, NV
This advanced-level, four-day course for experienced administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers gives an in-depth look at…

Special Court Jurisdiction

Special Court Jurisdiction

Jun 3, 2019 – Jun 13, 2019
07:30

Reno, NV
Are you a judge without formal law school training? This course will offer a comprehensive overview regarding the basics of your judicial role….

Special Court Jurisdiction: Advanced

Special Court Jurisdiction: Advanced

Jun 3, 2019 – Jun 13, 2019
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…

What Judges Must Know About CMV Accident Reconstruction

What Judges Must Know About CMV Accident Reconstruction

Jun 5, 2019
11:00 – 12:15

11 AM PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free
Most traffic crashes present some type of challenge to judges who hear these cases, but different challenges…

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

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

Jun 10, 2019 – Jul 26, 2019
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…

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…

Human Trafficking Cases in Your Court

Human Trafficking Cases in Your Court

Jun 25, 2019
12:00 – 13:30

11 PM PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free
The United States of America is principally a transit and destination country for trafficking in persons….

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

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

Jul 29, 2019 – Aug 30, 2019
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…

Handling Small Claims Cases Effectively: Web-Based

Handling Small Claims Cases Effectively: Web-Based

Aug 5, 2019 – Sep 20, 2019
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….

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…

Administrative Law: Fair Hearing (JS 612)

Administrative Law: Fair Hearing (JS 612)

Aug 12, 2019 – Aug 22, 2019
07:30

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

Leadership for Judges

Leadership for Judges

Aug 12, 2019 – Aug 15, 2019
07:30

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

Designing and Presenting: A Faculty Development Workshop

Designing and Presenting: A Faculty Development Workshop

Aug 19, 2019 – Aug 22, 2019
00:00

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

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…

Identifying Masked Offenses

Identifying Masked Offenses

Sep 4, 2019
10:00 – 11:15

10 AM PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free
A state must not mask, defer imposition of judgement, or allow an individual to enter into a diversion program…

Special Considerations for the Rural Court Judge: Web-Based

Special Considerations for the Rural Court Judge: Web-Based

Sep 9, 2019 – Oct 25, 2019
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?…

Evidence Challenges for Administrative Law Judges: Web-Based

Evidence Challenges for Administrative Law Judges: Web-Based

Sep 16, 2019 – Nov 1, 2019
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…

Judicial Renaissance

Judicial Renaissance

Sep 23, 2019 – Sep 27, 2019
00:00

Nowadays, lifelong learning is essential to maintain skill and knowledge in one’s chosen profession. During this program, judges will engage with experts…

Ethics for the Administrative Law Judge: Web-Based

Ethics for the Administrative Law Judge: Web-Based

Sep 23, 2019 – Nov 8, 2019
00:00

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

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…

General Jurisdiction (JS 610)

General Jurisdiction (JS 610)

Oct 7, 2019 – Oct 17, 2019
07:30

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

Judicial Writing (JS 615)

Judicial Writing (JS 615)

Oct 7, 2019 – Oct 10, 2019
07:30

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

Judicial Academy – A Boot Camp for Aspiring Judges

Judicial Academy – A Boot Camp for Aspiring Judges

Oct 14, 2019 – Oct 18, 2019
00:00

The National Judicial College (the NJC) will present its inaugural Judicial Academy – A Bootcamp for Aspiring Judges on October 14-18, 2019, at the NJC…

Advanced Tribal Court Management

Advanced Tribal Court Management

Oct 21, 2019 – Oct 24, 2019
07:30

Reno, NV
This course provides tribal court judges and court administrators with a more in-depth examination of the business of managing a court. You will…

Ethics, Fairness, and Security in Your Courtroom and Community

Ethics, Fairness, and Security in Your Courtroom and Community

Oct 21, 2019 – Oct 24, 2019
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…

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…

Drugged Driving Essentials

Drugged Driving Essentials

Oct 28, 2019 – Oct 30, 2019
07:30

Reno, NV
Unlike alcohol-impaired driving, drugged driving has no bright line test for impairment. Drugged driving cases require a judge to utilize a variety…

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

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

Nov 4, 2019 – Dec 6, 2019
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…

Civil Mediation

Civil Mediation

Nov 4, 2019 – Nov 8, 2019
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…

Self-Represented Litigant Issues in CMV Cases

Self-Represented Litigant Issues in CMV Cases

Dec 4, 2019
12:00 – 13:15

12 PM PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free

In the last decade, self-representation has increased exponentially. Self-represented litigants now appear…

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…