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Rebecca Love Kourlis
At the mid-winter Conference of Chief Justices in late January, the Civil Justice Improvements Committee presented its draft recommendations to the Chiefs. The panel included Judge Greg Mize who is the reporter for the project, Judge Jennifer Bailey of Florida, Judge Jerry Abrams of Minnesota, Paula Hannaford-Agor of...
Hunter Metcalf
Likened to an emergency tool kit for divorce, DivorceForce.com is one of many online divorce support groups that have been appearing in recent years. Wendy Paris, author of Splitopia , recently interviewed a co-founder of the organization, who spoke about the power created “when people going through like experiences...
Hunter Metcalf
Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Consortium member Touro Law Center has released the second issue of its Journal of Experiential Learning . The issue focuses on incubator and residency programs and their impact on legal education and law students, particularly post-graduation. Articles include: Incubator Development at...
Rebecca Love Kourlis
In April, there will be a vacancy on the U.S. District Court for Colorado due to the impending retirement of Judge Robert Blackburn. As with all Article III judgeships, the President will nominate someone to fill the seat, and that person must then be confirmed by a majority of the Senate—no small task in the final...
Carolyn A. Tyler
John Moye , IAALS co-founder and Board of Advisors member, was recently honored with the coveted National Association of Secretaries of State Medallion Award . The award is given to an individual who helps NASS advance the causes of elections, civic education, and service to state government, and has a commitment to...
Hunter Metcalf
The North Carolina Bar Association is exploring how tweaks in its judicial evaluation process can have real impact on results. As recommended by both the National Center for State Courts and IAALS, the latest performance evaluation surveys included a structured free recall exercise that urged attorneys to think of...

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