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The Judicial Institute provides statewide education and training for the judges and justices of the New York State Unified Court System. Created through a unique partnership between the court system and Pace Law School, the Institute provides a forum for judicial scholarship that includes continuing education seminars and conferences, as well as cooperative education programs with other state and federal judicial systems and related endeavors.

Judicial Institute Courses, Videos, and Materials

JI Courses: Only judges, justices, and attorneys of the New York State Unified Court System (UCS) are authorized to view Judicial Institute courses. The credentials used to access Judicial Institute courses may not be shared with individuals who are not UCS employees.

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Judicial Institute Course Catalog

Course Catalog

The course catalog is a valuable resource that contains all of the Judicial Institute’s pre-recorded educational programs and covers a wide variety of procedural and substantive topics that are useful to judges and court attorneys. Most of the programs contained in the course catalog are eligible for CLE credit.

Fall 2021 Educational Broadcasts

The Fall 2021 lunch and learn broadcasts resume on September 28, 2021 at 1:00 pm, and will continue through mid-December 2021. The programs are pre-recorded and will be presented at 1:00 pm unless otherwise noted. If you cannot view a program on the stated broadcast date, you may view the program later by accessing it on the Judicial Institute’s Course Catalog.

CLE-eligible programs are identified.

Please check the Judicial institute webpages and Course Catalog periodically for new educational programs.

11/30/21 Zoom Fatigue is Real…and Here’s How to Fix It
11/23/21 Defamation Law: The Basics and Recent Developments
11/18/21 Virtual Trials in NYC Housing Court: What We Have Learned and Best Practices
11/16/21 Recent Developments in Batson
11/09/21 Developments and Open Questions in the Wake of Matter of Regina Metro. Co. v DHCR
11/04/21 Big Considerations for Small Claims Cases

JI Highlights: Special Programs, Series, and Events

Gender Recognition Act

EOs, AOs, DRPs , Safe Harbor, CEEFPA, the Supreme Court and Beyond

Landlord-Tenant Law Training for the City and District Courts, Part 1 and 2

Bankruptcy: A Primer for State Court Judges, Parts 1 and 2

Live Technology Training Series

Managing Your Mental Health and Well-being as a Court Attorney
During Stressful Times at Home and Work

2021 Court Attorney Referees CLE Program

Judicial Performance and Stress Can Be Managed by Mindfulness:
A Presentation by Judge Jeremy Fogel

The New Child-Parent Security Act, Parts 1 and 2

A Review and Analysis of the New Uniform Rules

New York State Evidence: A Closer Look

CPLR Basics Series

2020 ADR Training Programs

Skills-Based Programs for the Physical and Virtual Courtroom

Judicial Wellness Series

Meet Your Presiding Justices Interview Series

Women Leaders in the Courts Interview Series

2021 Internship Program

Dean Juanita Bing Newton’s Farewell Interview