Welcome to the Bench, Week of June 25th 2018

Congratulations to the following judges who are either new to the bench or have recently been elected or appointed to a new position.

Jude Pate, Superior Court, Alaska
Jason Chambers, Circuit Court, Illinois
Ryan Jumper, Circuit Court, Illinois
Thomas R. Lehmann, District Court, Minnesota
Jonathan Papik, Supreme Court, Nebraska
Mario E. Perez, District Court, North Carolina
April Collins, District Court, Oklahoma
Richard Duncan, County Court, Texas
David Hammer, Circuit Court, West Virginia
Steve L. Shaffer, Circuit Court, West Virginia

Know of a new judge (of any kind) we’ve missed? Let us know with an email to njc-communications@judges.org.

NJC News
Washington DC Supreme Court facade equal justice under the law
Almost all judges believe Supreme Court justices should be subject to an ethics code

It’s safe to say that judges think their brethren and sistren on the U.S. Supreme Court should be bound b...

Remembering Lee Sinclair

Photo courtesy of The Repository Lee Sinclair recalled that as a child he loved to visit the Stark Count...

Remembering Dean Larry Hyde

Judge Laurance M. “Larry” Hyde, the dean who established The National Judicial College on the campu...

Interior of cell block in abandoned State Correctional Institution, or jail., common room with jail cells.
Poll suggests that judges know what life is like in their jails and prisons

Judges who send people to jail or prison usually have at least some idea of the conditions in the facilitie...

Judicial Heroes and Legends: May 2022 - Hon. Constance Baker Motley

When Ketanji Brown Jackson was nominated to become the first Black woman justice of the U.S. Supreme Co...

View All News

Download a PDF of our complete 2022 course catalog

Download