2015 Annual Conference
Education Session Materials

Americans with Disabilities:  Education and the Courts’ Responsibilities

Americans with Disabilities: Education and the Court’s Responsibilities (pdf)

“Brain Rules:”  What Every Leader Needs to Know

Civility in the Legal Profession (Ethics Session)

Civility in Legal Profession (handout)

Connecting the Courts to the Community

Quality Resources for Effective Civic Education
Agenda - Connecting the Courts to the Community
Benchmarks: Raising the Bar on Adult Civics Education
Keeping Informed - Where to find information about judges in the State of Florida
Florida Law Related Education Association
Justice Teaching Institute Application
Connecting Judges and Classrooms
Judges in the Classroom - No Vehicles in the Park

Judicial Opportunities in the Civic Education of Young People
Sentencing a Minor in Possession: the Case of D.J.
No Vehicles in the Park

Constitutional Law Update.  Sponsor: American Judges Foundation

Supreme Court Review - American Judges Association

Cross Racial Eyewitness Identification in the Courtroom:  What’s a Judge to Do?

Bench Card: Expert Testimony and Jury Instruction on Cross-Racial Misidentification
Eyewitness Identification Testimony
State of Oregon v. Samual Adam Lawson
Suggestive Eyewitness Identification Procedures and the Supreme Court’s Reliability Test in Light of Eyewitness Science:
30 Years Later

Cultural Responsiveness in the Courts

Domestic Violence Cases--Working with Diverse Populations

Developing Leadership Programs for Court Personnel

Developing Leadership Programs for Court Personel: Multifaceted Models in Arizona, Missouri and Ohio

Disproportionate Impact of Legal Financial Obligations:  “The Debt Penalty”

Slideshow presentation

Education and Justice for All

Quality Resources for Effective Civic Education

Effective Leadership – an Overview:  What, Why and How

Slideshow presentation

Evidence of Marijuana Impairment:  Startling New Findings and the Uncertain Future of “Per Se and Zero Tolerance” Laws

Criminal Law Marijuana Bench Card

Dependency Law Marijuana Bench Card

Family Law Marijuana Bench Card

…The Future of Per Se Laws
Article on pot crashes
Table of Contents and Executive Summary

Faculty Development Part 1

Faculty Development Part 2

Generational Differences:  Creating Education to Engage

Experiential Learning Process: Taking In & Transforming Information by "Going Around the Circle"
Generational Differences in the Courts: Creating Education to Engage
Guidelines for Giving Effective Feedback and Praise
Presentation Strategies and the Learning Circle

How Do Racial and Ethnic Minorities Perceive the Courts and Legal System, and What Do We Do About It?

How Language Helps Shape Our Response to Sexual Violence

Presentation Exercise
Resource Materials
Slideshow presentation

Human Trafficking:  How Do These Cases Come to Court and How Should Judges Respond?

Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse:  Adjudicating the Hidden Dimension of Domestic Violence Cases

Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly
Civil Case Study 1, Part 1
Criminal Case Study 2, Part 1
Domestic Violence, Developing Brains, and the Lifespan: New Knowledge from Neuroscience
Judges' Journal - Combining Intelligence and Law Enforcement: A Threat to our Civil Liberties?
Human Trafficking and the State Courts Collaborative: Resource to Learn More About Trafficking

Intimate Partner Sexual Violence: A Multidisciplinary Guide to Improving Services and Support for Survivors of Rape and Abuse
Judges' Journal - Human Trafficking and Domestic Violence A Primer for Judges
Human Trafficking and Sexual Assault

Idaho Domestic Violence Supplement
Slideshow presentation (notes)
Slideshow presentation
Judges Tell: What I Wish I Had Known Before I Presided in an Adult Victim Sexual Assault Case
Medical Forensic Sexual Assault Examinations: What Are They, and What Can They Tell the Courts?
National Judicial Education Program
Intimate Partner Sexual Abuse: Adjudicating this Hidden Dimension of Domestic Violence Cases
Materials and Resources on Adult Victim Sexual Assault
Table of Contents
Case Study—Rape Shield
Risk assessment and intimate partner sexual abuse

Intuitions, Implicit Judgments, and Decision Making in the Courtroom

Blinking on the Bench: How Judges Decide Cases

Judge-Driven Curriculum Development

Curriculum-Based Education in Ohio

“Judicial Ambassador”:  Research psychology presentation on whether sentencing guidelines or increased opportunities for exercises of judicial discretion increase racial sentencing disparities

Does Unconscious Racial Bias Affect Trial Judges?
Judging Racism

The Latest and Greatest News on Courtroom Interpreters

Current Issues on Courtroom Interpreters
Interpreters and Translators: What’s needed for actual access to courts

The Latest and Greatest News and Material on Procedural Fairness

Developments in Procedural Fairness

Procedural Fairness: A Key Ingredient in Public Satisfaction

The Judge Is the Key Component: The Importance of Procedural Fairness in Drug-Treatment Courts

Procedural Fairness In Drug Treatment Court: Making The Judge The Key Component
The Procedural-Fairness Movement Comes of Age

Law, Neuroscience, and the Criminal Justice System

A Look at How Judges Encounter Neuroscience with a “Deep Dive” into the Topic of Implicit Bias and Its Impact on Jury/Judicial Decision Making

Law and Neuroscience in the United States
Reference Guide on Neuroscience
Law and Neuroscience
Keeping Up with Neurolaw: What to Know and Where to Look

Through a Scanner Darkly: Functional Neuroimaging as Evidence of a Criminal Defendant's Past Mental States

Brain Imaging for Legal Thinkers: A Guide for the Perplexed
Addressing Implicit Bias, Racial Anxiety, and Stereotype Threat in Education and Health Care

Implicit Bias in the Courtroom

Leadership for Judges and Court Educators

Leadership Off the Bench

Movie Screening and discussion of “The House I Live In”

A “Holocaust in Slow Motion?" America's Mass Incarceration and the Role of Discretion

A Slow Motion Lynching? The War on Drugs, Mass Incarceration, Doing Kimbrough Justice, and a Response to Two Third Circuit Judges
The House I Live In

The House I Live In - Agenda

The House I Live In - Synopsis

The House I Live In - Activity Report

The House I Live In - Award Report
Advance Praise for The House I Live In

The House I Live In - Notes

NASJE’s Newest Curriculum:  Diversity, Access, and Fairness

Slideshow presentation
The Journey Toward Diversity, Fairness, and Access through Education (Summary of the content in this curriculum design)

The New Jim Crow/Mass Incarceration/Impact of Racism on the Courts

The 'Mass Incarceration Crisis'
It's Time for Congress to Be Bold on Criminal Justice Reform
Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities In Jails Recommendations for Local Practice
What Caused the Crime Decline?

Solutions: American Leaders Speak Out on Criminal Justice

Now What Do We Do?  Challenging Situations in Court Education

Regional Forum:  Educational Showcases with Regional Meetings

Oral Decision-Making Judicial Education Program for Judicial Officers

Slideshow Presentation

The Rule of Law and Teaching Around the Globe

Shared Interest Discussions

Education Services - FY15 Overview
Curriculum and Programs - The Basics of Models, Development and Implementation - Entry Level

Maximizing the Use of Curriculum and Program Development Models - Experienced Level Content

Silver Tsunami:  The Impact of Aging Population on the Courts

Adult Guardianship Court Data and Issues - Results from an Online Survey

Improving Court Responses to Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation

The Impact of Aging Society on State Courts

The Elder in Court - The Need for a Coordinated Response

Under the Radar: New York State Elder Abuse Prevalence Study

The Special Problem of Police Interrogation and Juvenile False Confessions

Slideshow presentation

Teachable Moments into Standout Education

Thriving:  Resilience Strategies for Judges and Court Professionals

Resilience Strategies for Judges and Court Professionals

Tribal Nations – Impact on State Trial Courts and Judicial Educators

Using the Curricula to Create Educational Programs

Whither the Civil Trial?  The Phenomenon of the “Vanishing Trial”

Are Civil Trials Vanishing?

Working Smarter Not Harder:  How Excellent Judges Manage Cases

Slideshow presentation

Working Smarter Not Harder: How Excellent Judges Manage Cases (pdf)