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Retired Mass. Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall to Receive 2021 Bolch Prize for the Rule of Law

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Spring 2021 | Volume 105 Number 1

Margaret H. Marshall — former chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court and a lifelong advocate for a more transparent, efficient, and accountable judiciary — will receive the 2021 […]

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State Courts Brace for Budget Hit

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Spring 2021 | Volume 105 Number 1

The COVID-19 pandemic forced drastic changes in the way courts operate and function. It also caused many courts to change their budgetary practices. An October 2020 survey of the Conference […]

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Salary by Committee

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Spring 2017 | Volume 101 Number 1

As the Great Recession ends, judicial salaries — stagnant for most of that period — appear to be on the rise. But a long-running debate over the role of judicial […]

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Court Communications for the Disinformation Age

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Fall/Winter 2020–21 | Volume 104 Number 3

As communication tools evolve, it’s critical that courts understand how traditional and new media can be used, and on occasion misused, to communicate effectively with the public. Two recent publications […]

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Judicature Announces New Editorial Board for 2020-21 Term

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Summer 2020 | Volume 104 Number 2

Judge Don Willett of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has been named chair of Judicature’s editorial board for the 2020–21 editorial term. A 2016 graduate of […]

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Will Jurors Come Back to Courthouses?

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Summer 2020 | Volume 104 Number 2

While America continues to grapple with the effects of COVID-19, courts are working to return to “new normal” operations. Of chief concern is the courts’ ability to recruit representative jury […]

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A Freedom Fighter and Judicial Luminary: 2020 Bolch Prize Honors Dikgang Moseneke of the South Africa Constitutional Court

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Spring 2020 | Volume 104 Number 1

Dikgang Moseneke, an internationally revered jurist who helped build and lead a democratic South Africa as it emerged from apartheid, has been named the recipient of the 2020 Bolch Prize […]

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Shattering Glass Mastheads

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Spring 2020 | Volume 104 Number 1

The nation’s top-ranked law journals have joined together to produce a special-edition law review commemorating a milestone in legal education: For the first time ever, all of the flagship law […]

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Preparing Courts for a Pandemic

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Spring 2020 | Volume 104 Number 1

As the coronavirus emerged around the globe early this year, it quickly began to affect every facet of society and government, including state courts. Unlike in prior instances of mass […]

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The Cars of the Future are Headed to Your Courtroom

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Fall 2019 | Volume 103 Number 3

Distracted and intoxicated driving are costly problems. And while emerging technologies aim to help reduce traffic accidents caused by human error, technology may also increase the number of accidents. For […]

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