Past Programs

June 2022 Evidence: You be the Judge 2022 Civil Mop Up: The Post-Verdict Work of the Trial Judge State Constitutional Law Co-sponsored with the Social Law Library Justice Harry J. Elam Judicial Conference – Virtual Spring Conference 2022 Co-sponsored with the Justice Harry J. Elam Judicial Conference May 2022 Crimmigration Anatomy of a Wrongful Conviction …

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Recalling the Greatest Evil in Recorded History

Today we observe International Holocaust Remembrance Day.  The United Nations established this day to mark the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.  It is estimated that the Nazi SS and police deported at least 1.3 million people to the Auschwitz camp complex between 1940 and 1945.  Of these people, approximately 1.1 million people were murdered …

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Congratulations, Chief Justice Locke!

The Flaschner Judicial Institute congratulates Judge Jeffrey Locke on his appointment by the Supreme Judicial Court to the position of Chief Justice of the Trial Court.  Judge Locke’s twenty-one years of service as a trial judge serving on the Superior Court has prepared him well to address the challenges facing the Trial Court as judges …

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A Tribute to the Chief Justice: Honorable Paula M. Carey

The Flaschner Judicial Institute extends its warmest and best wishes to Chief Justice Paula M. Carey on the occasion of her retirement. During the entirety of her 21-year judicial career, and in particular during her service as chief justice of the Probate and Family Court Department from 2007 to 2013, and chief justice of the …

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On December 7, 2021, the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States filed its final report with the White House. Please click here to download the report. The 34-member bipartisan Commission was established by President Biden on April 9, 2021. Its charge was not to make specific recommendations, but rather to provide …

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Chief Justice Budd, Justice Wendlandt and Justice Georges

The Flaschner Judicial Institute is proud to join with the Justice Harry J. Elam Judicial Conference to celebrate three distinguished jurists: Chief Justice Kimberly S. Budd, Justice Dalila Argaez Wendlandt, and Justice Serge Georges, Jr. Please click here to read the introductory remarks made by Supreme Judicial Court Justice Geraldine S. Hines (Ret.) at the Virtual …

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