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The NJC Podcast

Monthly podcast featuring judges, attorneys, professors, policymakers, researchers, advocates, and other noteworthy guests discussing issues relevant to the judiciary.

Two Sides of the Field Look at Drug-Recognition Experts

November 30th, 2018|

Drug-Recognition Experts (DREs) are law enforcement officers with specialized training on identifying the influence of alcohol, other drugs, combinations of alcohol and other drugs, and injury/illness in drivers. Listen to this podcast to hear more about DREs from the perspective of a defense attorney and a prosecutor.

Small Claims for Dummies: A Conversation with Legendary Small Claims Court Judge Philip Straniere

October 31st, 2018|

Judge Straniere, Staten Island small claims judge, author of “Small Claims for Dummies”, and longtime NJC faculty, shares some of his best tips for handling self-represented litigants, ensuring procedural fairness, and running an efficient small claims docket.


A Conversation about Pretrial Release and the Future of Cash Bail

September 6th, 2018|

Jerry Brown recently signed a bill eliminating cash bail in the state of California. Are you wondering about the future of pretrial release in YOUR jurisdiction? In this episode of The NJC Podcast, our host Joseph Sawyer calls up two experts, Michael Jones of Pinnacle Justice Consulting, and Timothy Schnacke from The Center of Legal and Evidence-Based Practices. Between the two of them, Mike and Tim have decades of pretrial release and detention experience.