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Courses for Tribal Judges

Selected Criminal Evidence Issues: Web-Based JS 602

Selected Criminal Evidence Issues: Web-Based JS 602

Jan 28, 2019 - Mar 15, 2019 00:00

Online: Self-paced You are often called on to make instantaneous decisions on the admissibility of evidence from the bench. Do you have a firm grasp on...

Fundamentals of Evidence: Web-Based

Fundamentals of Evidence: Web-Based

Feb 18, 2019 - Apr 5, 2019 00:00

Online: Self-paced This course is designed to provide you with a practical framework for ruling on evidence. You will be introduced to the principles...

Judicial Writing (JS 615)

Judicial Writing (JS 615)

Mar 18, 2019 - Mar 21, 2019 08:00

Las Vegas, NV Are your judicial documents clear, coherent and unambiguous? This course applies advanced composition principles to judicial writing at...

Judging in the Digital Age: Conquering Discovery and Admission of Electronically Stored Information

Judging in the Digital Age: Conquering Discovery and Admission of Electronically Stored Information

Mar 20, 2019 - Mar 22, 2019 08:00

Las Vegas, NV Electronically stored information (ESI) raises new evidentiary questions for the judge, in addition to presenting twists on existing evidence...

Domestic Violence (JS 636)

Domestic Violence (JS 636)

Apr 1, 2019 - Apr 4, 2019 08:00

Scottsdale, AZ Cases involving domestic violence are complex and challenging and are made even more difficult by the pressures generated by the press,...

Advanced Tribal Bench Skills: Competence, Confidence and Control

Advanced Tribal Bench Skills: Competence, Confidence and Control

Apr 1, 2019 - Apr 4, 2019 08:00

Scottsdale, AZ This four-day course is highly interactive and designed to give tribal judges more confidence in handling all aspects of trials. You will...

Handling Small Claims Cases Effectively: Web-Based

Handling Small Claims Cases Effectively: Web-Based

Apr 8, 2019 - May 24, 2019 00:00

Online: Self-paced Small claims cases can be among the most stressful and frustrating that a judge is called on to handle in a court of limited jurisdiction....

Judicial Leadership for Civility

Judicial Leadership for Civility

Apr 11, 2019 - Apr 18, 2019 00:00

The Civility Center for Law (CCL) and The National Judicial College are presenting this special seminar. Judges are role models for all the people who...

Civil Mediation

Civil Mediation

May 6, 2019 - May 10, 2019 08:00

Reno, NV Mediation is an important option in every system of justice. Judges with mediation skills can have opportunities open up to them both on and...

Advanced Civil Mediation

Advanced Civil Mediation

May 20, 2019 - May 21, 2019 08:00

Denver, CO Designed for mediators who have successfully completed a 40-hour mediation training program, this highly interactive, fast-paced, skills-oriented...

Drugs in America Today: What Every Judge Needs to Know

Drugs in America Today: What Every Judge Needs to Know

May 20, 2019 - May 23, 2019 08:00

Sante Fe, NM With opiate addiction at epidemic levels in both urban and rural America, the NJC has crafted a new course that focuses on the neurology...

Special Court Jurisdiction

Special Court Jurisdiction

Jun 3, 2019 - Jun 13, 2019 07:30

Reno, NV Are you a judge without formal law school training? This course will offer a comprehensive overview regarding the basics of your judicial role....

Ethics and Judging: Reaching Higher Ground (JS 601): Web-Based

Jun 10, 2019 - Jul 26, 2019 00:00

Online Self-Paced As a judge, you have the responsibility of upholding the Model Code of Judicial Conduct. Are you? During this course, you will explore...

Mindfulness for Judges

Mindfulness for Judges

Jun 24, 2019 - Jun 27, 2019 00:00

Napa, CA This four-day program is an opportunity to pause from the many complexities of being a judge and find some space to breathe and reflect. Mindfulness...

Advanced Evidence (JS 617)

Advanced Evidence (JS 617)

Jun 24, 2019 - Jun 27, 2019 08:00

Bar Harbor, ME This course is a must for judges who want to improve their evidentiary rulings. The expert faculty will review recent cases that impact...

Fourth Amendment: Comprehensive Search and Seizure (JS 645)

Fourth Amendment: Comprehensive Search and Seizure (JS 645)

Aug 5, 2019 - Aug 8, 2019 08:00

San Diego, California When is a search or seizure justified? Who has standing to challenge? When is a warrant needed? If the amendment is violated, does...

Leadership for Judges

Leadership for Judges

Aug 12, 2019 - Aug 15, 2019 07:30

Reno, NV Judges are often asked to lead projects that will improve the justice system. Learning about project management, leadership, human resources,...

Designing and Presenting: A Faculty Development Workshop

Designing and Presenting: A Faculty Development Workshop

Aug 19, 2019 - Aug 22, 2019 00:00

[fusion_text] Are your educational programs interesting, thought-provoking, fun, and enriching? The vast majority of people teaching in professional education...

Court Management for Tribal Judges and Personnel (JM 690)

Court Management for Tribal Judges and Personnel (JM 690)

Aug 26, 2019 - Aug 29, 2019 08:00

Seneca, New York The efficient administration of modern tribal justice systems requires a team of competent court personnel with the knowledge and skills...

Evidence in a Courtroom Setting (JS 633)

Evidence in a Courtroom Setting (JS 633)

Aug 26, 2019 - Aug 29, 2019 08:00

Big Sky, Montana This is a highly interactive course in which judges from different jurisdictions and backgrounds can openly and vigorously examine the...

Special Considerations for the Rural Court Judge: Web-Based

Special Considerations for the Rural Court Judge: Web-Based

Sep 9, 2019 - Aug 22, 2019 07:30

Online: Self-paced Isolation, under-funding, lack of collateral social services in the community, and a high public profile. Do these things sound familiar?...

Best Practices in Handling Cases with Self-Represented Litigants

Best Practices in Handling Cases with Self-Represented Litigants

Sep 23, 2019 - Sep 26, 2019 08:00

Anchorage, Alaska In the last decade, self-representation has increased exponentially. Self-represented litigants now appear on court dockets in almost...

Essential Skills for Tribal Court Judges

Essential Skills for Tribal Court Judges

Sep 23, 2019 - Sep 26, 2019 08:00

Anchorage, Alaska This course assists tribal court judges in developing the basic skills necessary to preside over criminal and civil matters in tribal...

Advanced Tribal Court Management

Advanced Tribal Court Management

Oct 21, 2019 - Oct 24, 2019 07:30

Reno, NV This course provides tribal court judges and court administrators with a more in-depth examination of the business of managing a court. You will...

Ethics, Fairness, and Security in Your Courtroom and Community

Ethics, Fairness, and Security in Your Courtroom and Community

Oct 21, 2019 - Oct 24, 2019 07:30

Reno, NV As a judge, you have the responsibility of maintaining the integrity of the court process. Are you? This course will help participants reduce...

Enhancing Judicial Bench Skills

Enhancing Judicial Bench Skills

Oct 28, 2019 - Oct 31, 2019 00:00

Charleston, South Carolina Do you need a fresh look at your role on the bench? From civility to contempt, this course will help you develop the skills...

Civil Mediation

Civil Mediation

Nov 4, 2019 - Nov 8, 2019 08:00

Reno, NV Mediation is an important option in every system of justice. Judges with mediation skills can have opportunities open up to them both on and...

Decision Making (JS 618)

Decision Making (JS 618)

Dec 9, 2019 - Dec 12, 2019 00:00

Santa Fe, New Mexico This course familiarizes you with the factors that affect the judicial decision-making process and assists you in the analysis of...

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