Courses for Tribal Judges

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...

When Justice Fails: Threats to the Independence of the Judiciary (JS 644)

When Justice Fails: Threats to the Independence of the Judiciary (JS 644)

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

How does an independent judiciary contribute to a just society? What is necessary for the judiciary to be truly independent? Join us in Montgomery, Alabama...

Selected Criminal Evidence Issues: Web-Based JS 602

Selected Criminal Evidence Issues: Web-Based JS 602

Jan 27, 2020 - Mar 13, 2020 00:00

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

Fundamentals of Evidence: Web-Based

Fundamentals of Evidence: Web-Based

Feb 17, 2020 - Apr 3, 2020 00:00

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

Advanced Trial Skills for Judges: Managing the Jury Trial

Advanced Trial Skills for Judges: Managing the Jury Trial

Mar 9, 2020 - Mar 12, 2020 00:00

Washington, D.C. The National Judicial College wishes to thank the American Association for Justice Robert L. Habush Endowment for their financial support...

When Justice Fails: Japanese-Americans Incarceration

When Justice Fails: Japanese-Americans Incarceration

Mar 10, 2020 - Mar 12, 2020 00:00

During times of societal conflict and claims of national emergency, the judicial branch has often failed to secure the promise of equal justice for all....

Handling Small Claims Cases Effectively: Web-Based

Handling Small Claims Cases Effectively: Web-Based

Apr 13, 2020 - May 29, 2020 00:00

Online: Faculty-Led 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....

Advanced Evidence (JS 617)

Advanced Evidence (JS 617)

Apr 20, 2020 - Apr 23, 2020 08:00

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

Judicial Writing (JS 615)

Judicial Writing (JS 615)

Apr 28, 2020 - May 1, 2020 08:00

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

Civil Mediation

Civil Mediation

May 4, 2020 - May 8, 2020 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...

Managing Cases Involving Commercial Drivers Licenses

Managing Cases Involving Commercial Drivers Licenses

May 18, 2020 - May 20, 2020 00:00

Without proper enforcement, large tractor rigs, school buses, and even automobiles carrying dangerous cargo can cause devastating crashes. Judges have...

Drugged Driving Essentials

Drugged Driving Essentials

May 18, 2020 - May 20, 2020 07:30

Reno, NV This course is funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), and offered at no cost to eligible participants. Please...

Coaching Judges for Better Justice

Coaching Judges for Better Justice

Jun 1, 2020 - Jun 4, 2020 00:00

Reno, NV This course provides the fundamental concepts underlying the practice of becoming a mentor or coach for other judges. Judicial leaders will learn...

Decision Making (JS 618)

Decision Making (JS 618)

Jun 8, 2020 - Jun 11, 2020 00:00

Denver, CO This course familiarizes you with the factors that affect the judicial decision-making process and assists you in the analysis of your own...

Management Skills for Presiding Judges

Management Skills for Presiding Judges

Jun 8, 2020 - Jun 12, 2020 00:00

Reno, NV Your court needs a strong leader. Learn how to tackle human resources issues, budget complications, and other management challenges while you...

Scientific Evidence & Expert Testimony (JS 622)

Scientific Evidence & Expert Testimony (JS 622)

Jun 8, 2020 - Jun 11, 2020 00:00

Reno, NV The emergence of DNA analysis in the 1990s led to serious questioning of the validity of many of the traditional forensic disciplines. Very recently,...

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

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

Jun 8, 2020 - Jul 24, 2020 00:00

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

Drugs in America Today: What Every Judge Needs to Know

Drugs in America Today: What Every Judge Needs to Know

Jun 17, 2020 - Jun 19, 2020 08:00

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

Mindfulness for Judges

Mindfulness for Judges

Jun 22, 2020 - Jun 25, 2020 00:00

Key West, Florida 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....

Enhancing Judicial Bench Skills

Enhancing Judicial Bench Skills

Jun 22, 2020 - Jun 25, 2020 00:00

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

Designing and Presenting: A Faculty Development Workshop

Designing and Presenting: A Faculty Development Workshop

Aug 3, 2020 - Aug 6, 2020 00:00

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Leadership for Judges

Leadership for Judges

Aug 24, 2020 - Aug 27, 2020 07:30

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

Judicial Writing (JS 615)

Judicial Writing (JS 615)

Aug 24, 2020 - Aug 27, 2020 08:00

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

Ethical Issues in the Law: A Novel Approach  (JS 619)

Ethical Issues in the Law: A Novel Approach (JS 619)

Sep 14, 2020 - Sep 17, 2020 00:00

This course engages the participant in in-depth discussions and analyses of ethical behavior and justice at the point which law, literature, and life experience...

Special Considerations for the Rural Court Judge: Web-Based

Special Considerations for the Rural Court Judge: Web-Based

Sep 14, 2020 - Oct 30, 2020 07:30

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

Designing and Presenting Effective CDL Courses: A Faculty Development Workshop

Designing and Presenting Effective CDL Courses: A Faculty Development Workshop

Sep 29, 2020 - Oct 2, 2020 00:00

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Traffic Issues in the 21st Century

Traffic Issues in the 21st Century

Sep 29, 2020 - Oct 2, 2020 00:00

Reno, NV Judges are facing more complex traffic issues as the law and technology progress. This course is designed to provide an overview of current traffic...

Civil Mediation

Civil Mediation

Oct 5, 2020 - Oct 9, 2020 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...

Fourth Amendment: Comprehensive Search and Seizure (JS 645)

Fourth Amendment: Comprehensive Search and Seizure (JS 645)

Oct 5, 2020 - Oct 8, 2020 08:00

Asheville, North Carolina When is a search or seizure justified? Who has standing to challenge? When is a warrant needed? If the amendment is violated,...

Ethics, Fairness, and Security in Your Courtroom and Community

Ethics, Fairness, and Security in Your Courtroom and Community

Oct 12, 2020 - Oct 15, 2020 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...

Managing Challenging Family Law Cases (JS 634)

Managing Challenging Family Law Cases (JS 634)

Oct 19, 2020 - Oct 22, 2020 00:00

Reno. NV This program is presented through a partnership of the National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges, the Judicial Studies Graduate Degree...

Special Court Jurisdiction: Advanced

Special Court Jurisdiction: Advanced

Oct 19, 2020 - Oct 29, 2020 07:30

Reno, NV This course is designed for judges recently appointed or elected to specialized courts. The course is filled with valuable information and practice...

Evidence in a Courtroom Setting (JS 633)

Evidence in a Courtroom Setting (JS 633)

Oct 19, 2020 - Oct 22, 2020 08:00

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

Judicial Academy – A Boot Camp for Aspiring Judges

Judicial Academy – A Boot Camp for Aspiring Judges

Oct 26, 2020 - Oct 30, 2020 00:00

Reno, NV The NJC is presenting this 4.5-day program to 40 selected participants who want to be trial judges. The NJC will endeavor to select a diverse...

Best Practices in Handling Cases with Self-Represented Litigants

Best Practices in Handling Cases with Self-Represented Litigants

Nov 2, 2020 - Nov 5, 2020 08:00

New Orleans, Louisiana In the last decade, self-representation has increased exponentially. Self-represented litigants now appear on court dockets in...

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