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NJC Press Releases

National expert on labor and employment law elected chair of the board of The National Judicial College

June 18th, 2019|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (June 14, 2019)

RENO, Nev. — One of the country’s pre-eminent attorneys representing management in labor and employment law issues, Peter Bennett of The Bennett Law Firm of Portland, Maine, has been elected chair of the Board of Trustees of The National Judicial College, the nation’s oldest and largest institution of judicial education.

Bennett’s practice stretches from Maine to Pennsylvania with an active multistate litigation docket that includes defense

College’s first Emeritus Trustees have ties to San Francisco Giants, Ozzy Osbourne, Arnold Schwarzenegger

March 25th, 2019|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Anna-Leigh Firth, Communications/Marketing intern
annaleighfirth@gmail.com 775.741.8099

RENO, Nev. (March 12, 2019)— Six prominent professionals, including the former owner of baseball’s San Francisco Giants, the lawyer for heavy metal legend Ozzy Osbourne and the chief policy adviser to Arnold Schwarzenegger when he was governor of California, have been honored as the first trustees emeriti of The National Judicial College.

All six are former members of the College’s Board of Trustees with service

NATION’S FIRST COLLEGE FOR JUDGES ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER COURSE TO HELP LAWYERS BECOME JUDGES 

March 14th, 2019|

Contact: Ed Cohen, Director of Communications/Marketing
egcohen@judges.org, 775-327-8285

The National Judicial College – the nation’s first college for judges – is launching something unheard of in the United States: a practical course for attorneys who aspire to become judges.

The College is currently accepting applications for its first Judicial Academy, which will be held Oct. 14-18 at the College’s headquarters on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno. Attorneys with significant

DAUGHTER OF FAMED JAPANESE-AMERICAN INCARCERATION CAMP RESISTER TO SPEAK AT THE NATIONAL JUDICIAL COLLEGE OCT. 23

October 18th, 2018|

MEDIA ADVISORY
Oct. 18, 2018

Contact: Ed Cohen, Director of Communications/Marketing egcohen@judges.org, (775) 327-8285 or (574) 386-8915

RENO, Nev.—Karen Korematsu, daughter of the late civil rights icon Fred Korematsu, will share her father’s story and the realities of Japanese-American incarceration during World War II in a lecture to judges 11 a.m. Oct. 23 at The National Judicial College in Reno, Nevada.

Her talk is not open to the general public, but media may attend

Symposium will bring together descendants of Dred Scott, Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson Davis

July 3rd, 2018|

RENO, Nev. — Descendants of Thomas Jefferson, Jefferson Davis and the principal figures in the infamous Dred Scott decision will come together for a Symposium on Reconciliation and Ethnic Fairness in the Courts on July 16 at Logan University in Chesterfield, Missouri.

The program is a presentation of the nonprofit and nonpartisan National Judicial College, the nation’s oldest and largest school for judges of all kinds.

NOTE: This event is not open

NJC to honor Judge Terry Ruckriegle and law firm Greenberg Traurig

March 13th, 2017|

DENVER, Col. (March 9, 2017) — The National Judicial College (NJC) will honor Colorado Senior Judge W. Terry Ruckriegle and global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP in April with the NJC’s Advancement of Justice Award. Greenberg Traurig executives Brian L. Duffy, Cesar L. Alvarez, Hilarie Bass, Ernest LaMont Greer and Larry J. Hoffman will receive individual awards along with Judge Ruckriegle.