RENO, Nev. (March 12, 2020)— A survey of hundreds of judges nationally found that the majority percentage don’t feel adequately prepared to make judicial decisions involving the coronavirus or a similar public health emergency.
The unscientific poll was taken earlier this month by The National Judicial College, the nation’s oldest, largest and most widely attended school for judges. The College emailed the survey question to its more than 12,000 alumni nationally.
RENO, Nev. — As part of a new Artown event, children from the local Boys and Girls Club and the Big Brothers & Big Sisters program will gather in the Model Courtroom of The National Judicial College during two days in July to hear local judges read and discuss Sonia Sotomayor’s books about her journey from the housing projects of New York to the bench of the U.S. Supreme Court.
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
RENO, Nev. (May 29, 2019)—A survey of hundreds of judges nationally found that the overwhelming percentage believe judges, who are often reticent to comment publicly for fear of having their objectivity questioned, should speak out against attacks on judicial independence.
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
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
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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
RENO, Nev. — The chief executive officer of the Chicago-based Institute for Inclusion in the Legal Profession, Sandra S. Yamate, has been elected chair of the Board of Trustees of The National Judicial College, the nation’s oldest and largest institution of judicial education.
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.
RENO, Nev. — One of the most influential voices in legal education, U.C. Berkeley Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, will speak on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno later this month as part of The National Judicial College’s Justice Jackson Lecture Series.
A special exhibit commemorating the 800th anniversary of the sealing of the Magna Carta will be hosted at The National Judicial College on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno from April 9 to May 25. Admission is free and open to the public.
RENO, Nev. – Retired California Superior Court Judge Peggy Fulton Hora has received the 2017 V. Robert Payant Award for Teaching Excellence from The National Judicial College, the nation’s oldest and largest judicial educator.
Reno, NV – Inspired by a recent appeal by philanthropist and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, The National Judicial College is launching a judge-centered initiative to confront the opioid crisis, Put Opioid Addiction Away for Life.
RENO, Nev. – A former Senior Vice President of a major insurer and Assistant District Attorney of the Manhattan District Attorney’s office, Kim Dean Hogrefe has been elected Chair of the Board of Trustees of The National Judicial College, the nation’s oldest and largest institution of judicial education.
Please honor Bill Robinson for his lifelong commitment to the rule of law and the judiciary by contributing to a legacy endowment that will provide scholarships for ABA Judicial Division members to attend courses at The National Judicial College.
RENO, Nev. – The National Judicial College has selected United States Coast Guard Capt. Benes Z. Aldana, chief trial judge of the U.S. Coast Guard, as its president and new leader of the nation’s most influential institute for the continuing education of judges.
RENO, Nev. (March 16, 2017) – The National Judicial College and Mrs. Dale Raggio unveiled a bust of late Nevada state Senator William J. Raggio on Wednesday at the College. The bronze sculpture will remain in the NJC’s lobby, preserving Raggio’s legacy and support of the NJC.
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.
National Judicial Outreach Week, a campaign to engage the public about the judiciary, will be held for the first time March 5-11, 2017. The event is an initiative by the American Bar Association Judicial Division.