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Introduction

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.


Women Leaders in the Courts Interview Series

Introduction by Chief Judge Janet DiFiore

Hon. Janet DiFiore, Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals and State of New York
Interview Transcript

Eileen D. Millett, Esq., Counsel, Office of Court Administration (OCA), Counsel's Office

Nancy J. Barry, Esq., Chief of Operations, New York State Unified Court System

Maureen McAlary, Director of the Division of Financial Management, OCA

Christine Sisario, Director of Technology, OCA, Division of Technology


2020 Virtual Judicial Seminar

Summer 2020 Virtual Plenary Sessions


Judicial Wellness Programs

Starting June 1, 2020
Judicial Wellness Series

Skills-Based Programs for the Physical and Virtual Courtroom

These programs are not eligible for CLE credit (unless otherwise noted).



Thursday, July 9
Disability Issues in the Physical and Virtual Courtroom



Wednesday, May 27
Tips on Managing Your Judicial Workload From Home



Tuesday, May 19
Alternative Dispute Resolution in the NYS Courts: 2020 Updates
Part I: The Tools of Settlement in a Virtual Space


Course Catalog & Upcoming Broadcasts


Course Catalog

The course catalog contains hundreds of pre-recorded educational programs covering 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.


Upcoming Broadcasts

All programs are pre-recorded and approximately 60 minutes in length (unless otherwise noted).
The programs will be available by 1:00 p.m. on the date indicated.
All programs broadcast prior to June 2020 are available in the course catalog.


Tuesday, June 2
Criminal Legal Updates 2020, Part 1



Thursday, June 4
The Impact of COVID-19 on Litigation in New York

This program goes for approximately 90 minutes.



Tuesday, June 9
Criminal Legal Updates 2020, Part 2



Thursday, June 11
Novel Legal Challenges from the New Coronavirus: Contractual Disruption



Tuesday, June 16
Conducting a Kinship Hearing



Thursday, June 18
Big Brother is Watching, But Not Without a Warrant, Part 1



Tuesday, June 23
Big Brother is Watching, But Not Without a Warrant, Part 2



Thursday, June 25
Recent Developments in Elder Law and COVID-19's Impact on Elder Law Practice, Part 1



Tuesday, June 30
Civil Discovery 2020



Thursday, July 2
Criminal Legal Updates 2020, Part 3

This program goes for approximately 65 minutes.



Tuesday, July 7
Contracts and Coronavirus



Thursday, July 9
Employment Discrimination Against People with Disabilities



Tuesday, July 14
New Developments in Search and Seizure 2020


Thursday, July 16
A Primer on New York’s SHIELD Act


Tuesday, July 21
No Fault 101 for NYC Civil Court


Thursday, July 23
COVID-19's Impact on Insurance Coverage in New York

This program goes for approximately 65 minutes.



Tuesday, July 28
Standing under New York's State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQRA)


Thursday, July 30
COVID-19 and Other Issues Impacting Dispute Resolution for Small Businesses



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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