Monthly podcast featuring judges, attorneys, professors, policymakers, researchers, advocates, and other noteworthy guests discussing issues relevant to the judiciary.
Human Trafficking Treatment Courts
Queens Criminal Court Justice Toko Serita presides over a human sex trafficking intervention court. In this interview with her, she talks about how the court identifies, treats, and supports the victim/defendants who appear before her.
Electronically Stored Evidence and Information
Almost all of our written communication is now conducted electronically, which can create issues for judges and attorneys trying to manage discovery and evidence. This podcast’s guests, Justice Dan Crothers, North Dakota Supreme Court and Mark Lanterman, CTO of Computer Forensic Services, teach regularly on these topics. They break down complex topics in this conversation, and also cover the “Dark Web,” emerging technologies, and the Internet of Things.
Courtroom Civility with Judge August Chin
Our guest in today’s podcast, Judge Augustus Chin, was appointed to the Holladay, Utah, Justice Court in August 2011. Before coming to the bench, Judge Chin worked at the US Embassy in his home country of Jamaica, a planner at an Army Depot, a law clerk and bailiff, a prosecutor, and a criminal defense attorney. He was also a member of the Utah Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on Professionalism and Civility from 2002 -2015. Judge Chin is a sympathetic and genuine jurist, and uses his life experiences to relate to the litigants appearing in his court. Here, he shares his tips for maintaining civility in YOUR court.
Poetry as Judicial Medicine
Retired Ohio Supreme Court Justice Judith Lanzinger shares her interest in poetry and shares recommendations for judges looking to reduce stress and find deeper meaning in their work.
A Primer on the Hague Convention for State Court Judges
Judge James Garbolino discusses the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction and the treaty’s application to state court judges. U.S. state court judges are empowered to enforce the treaty’s provisions when one parent abducts their child in search of a more sympathetic court in a different nation.
Evidence-Based Practices—What Does That Mean?!
Guest host William Brunson interviews Ed Latessa, PhD, author and professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Cincinnati, on what scientific studies have shown to be effective in criminal justice and preventing recidivism.