National Judicial Education Program

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  • LM Celebrates & Uplifts ALL Mothers The women featured in this month’s Legal Momentum Newsletter are all lawyers and mothers, fighting daily for the physical safety and economic security of ALL women and girls. We honor and thank them, and ALL mothers, on Mother’s Day – this Sunday, May 12.
  • A summary of suggestions, for judges to judges, about how to minimize trauma throughout sexual assasult trials.
  • Ten tips on creating a judicial education program based on NJEP's 40 years of experience in the field. Excerpt “Sex offense trials are “more difficult…to preside [over] from a legal and technical standpoint, a personal and emotional viewpoint, and a public scrutiny and public pressure perspective.”
  • The National Judicial Education Program (NJEP) educates judges and justice system professionals about gender bias as a factor in civil, criminal, family and juvenile law, and provides methods to prevent it. We focus on the treatment of domestic violence and sexual assault cases in the judicial process by illuminating the negative impact of gender stereotypes in the courts and providing resources for fair adjudication.
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