WHO: American Bar Association President Judy Perry Martinez
WHAT: Delivering the twice-per-year Justice Jackson Lecture to approximately 100 judges (and 40 aspiring judges) from around the country. Topic: “The Judiciary and the ABA: Allies for Justice”
WHEN: 11 a.m. to noon, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019
WHERE: Room 103, National Judicial College, at the intersection of Evans Avenue and Jodi Drive on the periphery of he University of Nevada, Reno campus.
IMPORTANT: Judges are sometimes the targets of extremists, so we are very security conscious. You must arrange in advance for a pass by calling or emailing using the contact info above.
The American Bar Association is the world’s largest voluntary professional organization.
President Martinez will be addressing around 100 judges who are in Reno this week taking the NJC’s flagship course for recently elected and appointed judges, General Jurisdiction. There will also be approximately 40 attorneys present from 16 states who are taking the NJC’s inaugural Judicial Academy course for aspiring judges.
Created more than a half-century ago at the recommendation of a U.S. Supreme Court justice, The National Judicial College remains the only educational institution in the United States that teaches courtroom skills to judges of all types from all over the country, Indian Country and abroad. The categories of judges served by this nonprofit and nonpartisan institution, based in Reno since 1964, decide more than 95 percent of the cases in the United States.