Pound has renamed!
We are proud to announce that we’ve changed our name to National Civil Justice Institute (NCJI). We are looking forward to an exciting new chapter.
Appellate Advocacy Award Recipients Announced
The Officers and Trustees of the National Civil Justice Institute have given the Institute’s 2020 Appellate Advocacy Award jointly to the lawyers for the successful plaintiffs in two recent U. S. Supreme Court cases.
2019 Forum Report is published
We are delighted to announce the publication of the report of our July 2019 Judges Forum in San Diego, Aggregate Litigation in State Courts: Preserving Vital Mechanisms.
2019 Annual Report
NCJI’s Annual Report gives us the opportunity to report to our supporters on our recent achievements.
2020 Judges Forum
2020 Judges Forum: the Institute will hold its 28th annual Forum on “Dangerous Secrets: Confronting Confidentiality in Our Public Courts” on July 11, 2020 in Washington, DC. Judges can register their interest online.
2020 Civil Justice Scholarship Award to Clopton and Steinman
NCJI has chosen the recipients of its 2020 Civil Justice Scholarship Award: Professor Zachary D. Clopton (Northwestern) and Professor Adam N. Steinman (Alabama). Professor Deborah Brake (Pittsburgh) receives High Distinction.
Symposium on aggregate litigation held to high praise
In the latest of NCJI’s series of academic symposia, we cosponsored with Lewis & Clark Law School Class Actions, Mass Torts and MDLs: The Next 50 Years on Nov. 1–2, in Portland, OR. The program featured a world-class faculty of legal academics, judges, and attorneys, and was held before an overflow crowd consisting of the same.
NCJI Fellows Reception in San Diego
The next NCJI Fellows Reception was held in San Diego, July 28. We honored the recipients of NCJI’s 2019 Appellate Advocacy Award, as well as the judges attending our 2019 Judges Forum.
2019 Appellate Advocacy Award to the lawyers in two recent U.S. Supreme Court cases.
The Officers and Trustees of the Institute have given its 2019 Appellate Advocacy Award jointly to the lawyers for the plaintiffs in two crucial U.S. Supreme Court cases decided in 2019. The decisions represent outstanding results with far-reaching implications for transportation and maritime workers.
State Court Protection of Individual Constitutional Rights
State Court Protection of Individual Constitutional Rights reports on our July 7, 2018 Judges Forum. Judges, law schools, courts & NCJI Fellows may request their complimentary copy here.
2019 Civil Justice Scholarship Award to Prof. Alexandra Lahav of the University of Connecticut School of Law
The Institute awarded its 2019 Civil Justice Scholarship Award to Prof. Alexandra Lahav of the University of Connecticut School of Law for In Praise of Litigation.
2019 Judges Forum, Aggregate Litigation in State Courts: Preserving Vital Mechanisms, to be held on July 27, 2019 in San Diego
STATE APPELLATE JUDGES: You may now register your interest in attending the 2019 Judges Forum, Aggregate Litigation in State Courts: Preserving Vital Mechanisms, to be held on July 27, 2019 in San Diego. Click here to do so.
2018 Appellate Advocacy Award on Leslie Brueckner of Public Justice in Oakland, CA and Benjamin Siminou of Siminou Appeals in San Diego, CA
The Institute awarded its 2018 Appellate Advocacy Award to Leslie Brueckner and Benjamin Siminou for their distinguished work in T.H. v. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. Details on the Awards page.
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