Advanced Judicial Writing (JS 626)

Reno, NV

Pre-Course writing assignment for Advanced Judicial Writing: Judges enrolled in the course will study style and argumentation each morning, then work intensively on individual writing projects each afternoon. One of the pre-course assignments is to submit two judicial decisions to be analyzed during the morning sessions. Please limit these two judicial decisions to be 10 […]

General Jurisdiction (JS 610)

Reno, NV

Why should I take this course?Designed for the newer judge, the course introduces you to a variety of subjects and skills you will need and use in your judicial career. Both academic and experiential teaching techniques are used to provide you with the solid, basic understanding of various topics, from ruling on evidence to handling […]

Drugged Driving Essentials

Reno, NV

Who should attend?Any judges who hear traffic cases, or anticipate they will preside over a traffic docket in the future. Traffic issues affect all cases universally, thus it is always beneficial for a judge to be well-versed in the most pressing topics which are occurring today, and know how to manage the issues in an […]

Drugs in America Today: What Every Judge Needs to Know

Reno, NV

Why should I take this course? Drug abuse is an ever-present issue that will appear with increasing frequency in cases around the country. The use of drugs not only affects the user on a personal level, but also has a profound negative effect on those who are close to, and interact with the user. Moreover, […]

Administrative Law: Fair Hearing (JS 612)

Reno, NV

Why should I take this course? This course offers both state and federal administrative law adjudicators a solid foundation in administrative law adjudication. This course will address the problems associated with all types of administrative law cases involving both represented and unrepresented parties. Who should attend? Adjudicators with less than five years of experience, who […]

Judicial Academy – A Course for Aspiring Judges

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 participant class (age, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, and national or ethnic origin.) to help in the national effort to ensure a diverse judiciary. Intended Outcomes The […]

Special Court Jurisdiction: Advanced (JS 611)

Reno, NV

Why should I take this course? “Special courts” are those courts with a limited jurisdiction – such as traffic court, misdemeanor courts, domestic violence court, or small claims court, to name a few. Special courts are also courts serving a particular population, such as tribal courts. During this course, judges will receive a solid foundation […]

General Jurisdiction (JS 610)

Reno, NV

Why should I take this course?Designed for the newer judge, the course introduces you to a variety of subjects and skills you will need and use in your judicial career. Both academic and experiential teaching techniques are used to provide you with the solid, basic understanding of various topics, from ruling on evidence to handling […]

The Traffic Case: A Course for Nonlawyer Judges

Reno, NV

Why should I take this course? Judges are facing more and more complex traffic issues as the law and technology progress. This course is designed to provide an overview of current traffic laws and technological trends and their application to the judiciary. Who should attend? This course has been specifically designed for traffic court judges, […]

Civil Mediation

Reno, NV

Why should I take this course? The techniques developed in this course will positively impact the judge’s communication and dispute resolution skills on and off the bench. This is a thorough and interactive, hands-on course that combines theory with practice. Participants act as mediators in simulated sessions and receive feedback on their performance. For those […]

Designing and Presenting: A Faculty Development Workshop

Reno, NV

Why should I take this course?Designed for judicial educators who want to improve their teaching skills, this workshop emphasizes a “learning by doing” model. Using Kolb’s Learning Style Inventory, you will identify your own learning style while recognizing the need to teach to your participants’ varied learning styles. The faculty will empower you to write […]