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…

Advanced Tribal Court Management

Advanced Tribal Court Management

Oct 21, 2019 – Oct 24, 2019
07:30

This course has been cancelled.
This course provides tribal court judges and court administrators with a more in-depth examination of the business of…

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

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…

Ethics for the Administrative Law Judge: Web-Based

Ethics for the Administrative Law Judge: Web-Based

Nov 4, 2019 – Dec 20, 2019
00:00

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

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…

Animal Law 101 for Judges – A Webcast

Animal Law 101 for Judges – A Webcast

Dec 4, 2019
12:00 – 13:15

Noon PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free
Animal Law 101:  This webinar will provide a brief introduction to the area of animal law, and the various…

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…

Animal Cruelty – Part One – An Animal Law Webcast for Judges

Animal Cruelty – Part One – An Animal Law Webcast for Judges

Jan 8, 2020
00:00 – 00:00

Noon PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free
This webinar will summarize the issues that arise in the prosecution of animal cruelty cases under state…

Sentencing to Reduce Recidivism in Impaired Driving Cases

Sentencing to Reduce Recidivism in Impaired Driving Cases

Jan 15, 2020
12:00 – 13:00

Noon PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free
While punishment, reducing recidivism, and incapacitation are all important aspects of sentencing, this webcast…

Animal Cruelty – Part Two – An Animal Law Webcast for Judges

Animal Cruelty – Part Two – An Animal Law Webcast for Judges

Jan 15, 2020
12:00 – 13:15

Noon PST | Online Webcast | Tuition: Free
Animal Cruelty:  A continuation of the January 8, 2020 webcast – this webinar will summarize the issues that…

Selected Criminal Evidence Issues: Web-Based JS 602

Selected Criminal Evidence Issues: Web-Based JS 602

Jan 27, 2020 – Mar 13, 2020
00:00

Online: Faculty-Led
You are often called on to make instantaneous decisions on the admissibility of evidence from the bench. Do you have a firm grasp…

Evidence Challenges for Administrative Law Judges: Web-Based

Evidence Challenges for Administrative Law Judges: Web-Based

Feb 17, 2020 – Apr 3, 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…

Fundamentals of Evidence: Web-Based

Fundamentals of Evidence: Web-Based

Feb 17, 2020 – Apr 3, 2020
00:00

Online: Faculty-Led
This course is designed to provide you with a practical framework for ruling on evidence. You will be introduced to the principles…

Advanced Trial Skills for Judges: Managing the Jury Trial

Advanced Trial Skills for Judges: Managing the Jury Trial

Mar 9, 2020 – Mar 12, 2020
00:00

Washington, D.C.
Jury trials are critical to a democratic society. In this course, experienced judges will engage you in the nuts-and-bolts of managing…

Logic & Opinion Writing (JS 621)

Logic & Opinion Writing (JS 621)

Mar 16, 2020 – Mar 19, 2020
00:00

Las Vegas, NV
This course will assist anyone who writes judicial opinions become a more skillful and effective opinion writer. The first half of the course…

General Jurisdiction (JS 610)

General Jurisdiction (JS 610)

Mar 23, 2020 – Apr 2, 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…

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….

Advanced Evidence (JS 617)

Advanced Evidence (JS 617)

Apr 20, 2020 – Apr 23, 2020
08:00

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

Judicial Writing (JS 615)

Judicial Writing (JS 615)

Apr 28, 2020 – May 1, 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…

Civil Mediation

Civil Mediation

May 4, 2020 – May 8, 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…

Managing Cases Involving Commercial Drivers Licenses

Managing Cases Involving Commercial Drivers Licenses

May 18, 2020 – May 20, 2020
00:00

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

Drugged Driving Essentials

Drugged Driving Essentials

May 18, 2020 – May 20, 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…

Coaching Judges for Better Justice

Coaching Judges for Better Justice

Jun 1, 2020 – Jun 4, 2020
00:00

Reno, NV
This course provides the fundamental concepts underlying the practice of becoming a mentor or coach for other judges. Judicial leaders will learn…

Decision Making (JS 618)

Decision Making (JS 618)

Jun 8, 2020 – Jun 11, 2020
00:00

Denver, CO
This course familiarizes you with the factors that affect the judicial decision-making process and assists you in the analysis of your own…

Management Skills for Presiding Judges

Management Skills for Presiding Judges

Jun 8, 2020 – Jun 12, 2020
00:00

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

Scientific Evidence & Expert Testimony (JS 622)

Scientific Evidence & Expert Testimony (JS 622)

Jun 8, 2020 – Jun 11, 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,…

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

Wilmington, Delaware
This advanced-level, four-day course for experienced administrative law judges, adjudicators, and hearing officers gives an in-depth…

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

Mindfulness for Judges

Mindfulness for Judges

Jun 22, 2020 – Jun 25, 2020
00:00

Key West, Florida
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….

Enhancing Judicial Bench Skills

Enhancing Judicial Bench Skills

Jun 22, 2020 – Jun 25, 2020
00:00

Bar Harbor, Maine
Do you need a fresh look at your role on the bench? From civility to contempt, this course will help you develop the skills you need…

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 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 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…

Judicial Renaissance II

Judicial Renaissance II

Sep 7, 2020 – Sep 13, 2020
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…

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

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

Sep 14, 2020 – Sep 17, 2020
00:00

This course engages the participant in in-depth discussions and analyses of ethical behavior and justice at the point which law, literature, and life experience…

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…

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,…

Designing and Presenting Effective CDL Courses: A Faculty Development Workshop

Designing and Presenting Effective CDL Courses: A Faculty Development Workshop

Sep 29, 2020 – Oct 2, 2020
00:00

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

Traffic Issues in the 21st Century

Traffic Issues in the 21st Century

Sep 29, 2020 – Oct 2, 2020
00:00

Reno, NV
Judges are facing more complex traffic issues as the law and technology progress. This course is designed to provide an overview of current traffic…

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,…

Tough Cases: Ethics and Decision Making

Tough Cases: Ethics and Decision Making

Oct 12, 2020 – Oct 15, 2020
00:00

PENDING

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

Nov 2, 2020 – Nov 6, 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…