Tag: Winter 2013

Nevada’s Judicial Outreach in Action

Chief Justice Michael Cherry, Attorney Christopher Arabia, Justice Kristina Pickering, Justice Mark Gibbons, and Attorney John Friel

Since 2003, at the urging of Justice Mark Gibbons, the Nevada Supreme Court has been hearing cases at high schools throughout the state. Panels, usually made up of three of the seven Justices, have traveled to a number of rural areas, conducting hearings that usually have a connection to that specific region, in an effort to allow the general population and students to see how the court functions.

Dispute Resolution Skills Evolve to Fit a 21st Century Court System

Theories and practices relating to dispute resolution in the late 1970s and early 1980s focused on conflict management outside the courtroom. In 1986, court-mandated mediation and statutory arbitration were trending on the legislative front, models for appropriate alternatives to trial were emerging, and judges were hungry for information and tools.

New Feature: Educating Court Personnel

Sychronous or Asynchronous

Educating and training court personnel is every bit as important as educating our judges, but often it gets less airtime. So NASJE News is launching a new feature category exclusively dedicated to education for court personnel, starting with this article.

Outreach Opportunity: Law Day 2013 – Realizing the Dream

Law Day 2013

In a year that marks the 150th anniversary of the issuance of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech, the 2013 Law Day theme is particularly apt: “Realizing the Dream: Equality for All.”

Blast from the Past: Self-Directed Learning

What type of education do educators need? In her Fall 1997 article, Self-Directed Learning: Planning Our Own Professional Education, Catherine Zeph asks do we as educators take time to plan or even think about our own education needs.

Creating Teams to Enhance JBE Programs

Regardless of whether you are a member of a team, a formal manager, or an informal leader, it is important to understand how teams can be formed and enhanced to produce the most effective JBE programs.

Public Outreach and Judicial Education

By Lee Ann Barnhardt The conversation regarding the need for judicial outreach in increasing public trust and confidence in the courts is not a new one. In the Summer 1998 issue of the NASJE News, Roger Warren, then president of…

IOJT: Call for Papers & Education Program Proposals

The 6th Annual International Conference on the Training of the Judiciary announces a call for the submission of proposals for a paper or a conference education presentation related to improving the administration of justice by means of effective and innovative…