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2017 New Years

In this issue three new monthly features debut:

Reflections from the Bench

Personal essays by your fellow judges (active or retired) talking about their experiences in the judiciary.  Have an idea for an essay? Email it to njc-communications@judges.org.

Ask the Model Code

Ever wonder if something is ethical under the Model Code of Judicial Conduct? Our experts will deliver the answers, which may sometimes surprise. Submit questions to njc-communications@judges.org.

Name that Courthouse

We show you an interesting courthouse. You try to identify it from the clues. Click through for the answer.

Still to Come…

A fourth new element is in the works: Alumni in the News. Help us spread the word about noteworthy events in the lives of you and your fellow NJC alumni. Submit items 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...

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