Widener Law Welcomes National Judicial College
Web Editor - Published: June 13, 2011
NJC2011bFrom June 12th through the 16th, Widener Law’s Delaware campus is hosting the National Judicial College for an Advanced Administrative Law Seminar.

Bringing together Administrative Law Judges with at least three years of experience on the bench, the program is a four-day course taught by National Judicial College faculty members, including Widener Law Dean Linda L. Ammons. The course is designed to provide attendees with sound pre-hearing practice and case management techniques as well as tips for writing opinions that will stand up to judicial review. Other topics include evaluating witness and expert credibility, caseload management, and alternative dispute resolution mechanics.

The program opened on the evening of Sunday, June 12th, with registration, a welcome, and orientation. The classes began on Monday, June 13th, and run through Thursday, June 16th. The program includes sessions on the Nature of the Judicial Process, Prehearing Practice, Cultural Diversity, Evidence, the Ethical Role of the Judge, Decision Making, Raising the Quality of Written Decisions, Alternate Dispute Resolution, Constitutional Law, Judicial Review, and Personal Security.

Founded in 1963, the National Judicial College is located on the University of Nevada’s Reno campus. Run by an 18-member Board of Trustees, the National Judicial College became a Nevada not-for-profit educational corporation on January 1, 1978. The National Judicial College’s faculty consists of judges, lawyers, and legal professionals with national and international experience.

Widener Law Dean Linda L. Ammons has served as a member of the National Judicial College’s faculty since 1993.