UNC School of Government

Orientation for New Superior Court Judges

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About the course

As part of this orientation course, participants will discuss conducting criminal court, transitioning from the bar to the bench, sentencing, evidence, pro se litigation, motions for appropriate relief, ethics, fairness, computer training, civil issues, and other topics.


Topics - Courts and Judicial Administration

  • Civil Law and Procedure
  • Corrections
  • Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Judicial Administration and Authority

Who should attend

  • Public Officials - Courts and Judicial Administration Roles
  • Superior Court Judges

Trust the experts

Ann Anderson

Ann Anderson joined the School of Government faculty in 2007. Prior to that, she was an associate for six years with the law firm of Kennedy Covington in Raleigh and Durham, where she specialized in real-estate litigation and quasi-judicial proceedings. Anderson earned a BA in history with highes...


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