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NJC Press Releases


October 18th, 2018|

Oct. 18, 2018

Contact: Ed Cohen, Director of Communications/Marketing, (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.

Hon. Arnold-Burger selected as chief judge of Kansas Court of Appeals

December 16th, 2016|

The Kansas Supreme Court has selected Judge Karen Arnold-Burger to serve as chief judge of the Kansas Court of Appeals.

Judge Arnold-Burger received The National Judicial College’s 2016 V. Robert Payant Award for Teaching Excellence. She is an alumnus of the NJC and has been a member of the faculty since 2000. She was first appointed to the Kansas Court of Appeals in 2011.

NJC Announces AmazonSmile Fundraising Campaign

November 15th, 2016|

RENO, Nev. – Just in time for the holiday shopping season, The National Judicial College has announced an AmazonSmile Foundation fundraising program to benefit the NJC through purchases on Amazon.

AmazonSmile allows shoppers to designate a nonprofit organization to receive 0.5 percent of their purchase of eligible items. The donation is at no cost to the shopper or the NJC.

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