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Blog Posts by John T. Broderick, Jr.

Ten Years of IAALS: Spearheading Progress and Promise for a Better System

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John T. Broderick, Jr.
I spent half my legal career as a civil trial lawyer in New Hampshire trying all manner of cases in state and federal court and sometimes trying or preparing to try cases in other states and jurisdictions. I learned from some great lawyers and mentors over those years. They viewed a jury trial not as a failure of the...

Governor Hassan Renews New Hampshire's Commitment to Quality Judicial Appointments and Quality Courts

John T. Broderick, Jr.
As a former Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court and a current member of the IAALS Board of Advisors, I commend Governor Maggie Hassan for her wisdom in establishing the Judicial Selection Commission to advise her in filling vacancies on our state’s courts. Such a commission ensures that political...

Keynote Address: New England Law Review Symposium on State Court Funding

John T. Broderick, Jr.
Meaningful access to justice is the most important issue confronting state courts across this country. There can be little doubt that we now have a state justice system in America that is slowly eroding while at the same time becoming increasingly too expensive for the vast majority of our fellow citizens. These...

Chief Among Our Concerns: Making Civil Justice Reform a National Reality

John T. Broderick, Jr.
Dean John T. Broderick, Jr., is the Dean of the University of New Hampshire School of Law. Previously, he was Chief Justice of the New Hampshire Supreme Court since 2004. Prior to his installation as Chief Justice, he had served as an Associate Justice since 1995. As we launch IAALS Online, he joins three other former...