With just 5% of the world’s population, the United States has 25% of the world’s prisoners. Incarceration rates have risen 500% in the last 40 years. The United States currently incarcerates 2.3 million people, 40% of whom are African-American males. African-Americans make up just 13.2% of the U.S. population.
NASJE Conference Session on Monday, October 5, 2015 Article by Rob Godfrey (UT) This session covered different ways that the judicial education departments from three different states have gone about creating leadership programs within their education systems. First, Jeff Schrade,…
Registration forms — both online and mail-in — and the current session schedule and descriptions are now available. See you in Seattle!
Dr. William Meinecke and Mr. Marcus Appelbaum of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum presented a thought provoking session on Nazi history as it applied to Germany’s judicial system before and during WWII.
On Sunday, August 2, 2014, a handful of eager judicial educators and several judges attended the day-long preconference session The Fundamentals of Our Profession. Most participants were newer to the field and/or this was their first time attending the annual National Association of State Judicial Educators Conference (NASJE), while a few were experienced and were attending the preconference session as a refresher.
The protection of due process rights is at the essence of every job in the courts and staff at every level needs to be aware this fundamental right.
The following pre-conference sessions have been scheduled for Sunday, August 3, 2014: Fundamentals of our Profession, A seat at the table: positioning Judicial Branch Education for success within the branch, Forum for State Directors of Judicial Branch Education.
Save the date! The 2014 NASJE Annual Conference will be held in Chicago, Illinois, August 3-6, 2014. Conference topics will include: the Fundamentals course; NASJE Curriculum Designs; Diversity Education; Leadership & Court Staff Development; Experiential Learning: Exploring Chicago’s Social Movement History; and more.
If you find yourself in Little Rock, Arkansas – and if you are attending this year’s NASJE conference, you will – you’ll find a plethora of things to occupy your free time. Whether you prefer to spend your time perusing museums, shopping, spending time in the great outdoors or dancing the night away, you’re sure to find something that interests you in the heart of central Arkansas.
Little Rock is well known for many notable events, places, things to do and even people. On August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas, a man who would grow up one day to be become the forty-second president of the United States of America was born.