Programs and Curriculum

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Course Curriculum Delivered in 2013

Programs for All Administrative Law Judges
Forensic Linguistics: Analyzing Written and Oral Language Evidence
T he Science of Decision Making: Emotion, Reason and Cognitive Traps
The Engaged Judge: Leadership and Neutrality in Practice
Electronic Evidence: Admissibility Issues
Beyond Words: Nonverbal Communication Research & Judicial Implications
Judicial Mindfulness: Application of Mindfulness Practices for Judges
Judicial Ethics: Everything You Don’t Know from the Code to the Commission on Judicial Conduct
Judicial Opinion Writing for New York City and State ALJs
Security in Cyberspace in Social Media for Judges & Lawyers
Key to Evidentiary Topics for Administrative Law Judges

Programs for OATH Health Tribunal Judges
Judicial Ethics Class for Health ALJs
Animal Related Violations
New judge training: Five-day intensive substantive law and court room skills training course

Programs for OATH Taxi & Limousine Tribunal Judges
Decision Writing for the OATH Taxi & Limousine Tribunal
Reviewing Decisions: A Primer
Street Hail Livery Vehicles & Governing Rules
New judge training: Five-day intensive substantive law and court room skills training course

Programs for ECB Judges
Pest Control
Street Light and Power: What ECB ALJs Need to Know
ECB Reviewer Training: Developing Best Practices
ECB Tribunal Judicial Skills Workshops Week I
ECB Tribunal Judicial Skills Workshops Week II
ECB Tribunal Judicial Skills Workshops Week III
ECB, the Appeals Process and the Board
Vendor Law Training
Animal Related Violations
An Introduction to Adjudicating Water Code NOVs at ECB
Illegal Dumping and Theft of Recycling

Programs for Non-Judicial Personnel
Leadership Skills Training
OATH – New York City’s Central Administrative Law Tribunal: A Guide for Practitioners

 

Course Curriculum Delivered in 2012

Programs for All Administrative Law Judges (ALJs)
Overview of Housing Court
Hot Topics in Attorney Ethics
Judicial Settlement Techniques
Electronic Evidence: Admissibility Issues
Admissibility of Expert Witness Reports and Opinions
Judicial Writing for Administrative Law Judges
Overview of the Division of Housing and Community Renewal
Using Technology in the 21st Century to Enhance Access to Justice
Human Trafficking and Potential Intersections with Administrative Law
Hearsay Fundamentals and Thorny Applications
National Judicial College: Drugged Driving

Programs for OATH Tribunal Judges
OATH Tribunal Appeals Symposium
Overview of Local Law 42 of 1996
New Judge Training (five-day intensive)

Programs for OATH Health Tribunal Judges
OATH Tribunal Appeals Symposium
New Judge Training (four-day intensive)

Programs for OATH Taxi & Limousine Tribunal Judges
OATH Tribunal Appeals Symposium
New Judge Training (four-day intensive)

Programs for Environmental Control Board (ECB) Judges
OATH Tribunal Appeals Symposium
New Judge Training (four-day intensive)
Was the Violation Served Correctly?
Vendor Law Training
Introduction to the Electrical Code
Adjudicating Noise Code Violations
Identifying proper ECB Respondents on Notices of Violation

Programs for Non-Judicial Personnel
Ethics Update 2012 – Hot Topics in Attorney Ethics and Professionalism
Basic Mediation Skills for Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Professionals
Litigation Before Municipal Administrative Tribunals

 

Course Curriculum Delivered in 2011

Programs for All Administrative Law Judges
2011 Update on the City Administrative Procedure Act
Judicial Decision Writing
Implicit Bias in Judicial Decision-Making: Striving for Fairness from the Bench
Judicial Settlement Techniques: Theory and Practice
The Art of Judging: Deciding Credibility and the Role of Nonverbal Communication
Judicial Mindfulness
Judicial Wellness: Understanding Depression
The Working of the Judicial Mind
Caught in the Net: Social Networking for Lawyers and Judges
Basic Mediation Skills for EEO Professionals
A Refresher on the Basics of Evidence Law
Cultural Competence and Awareness

Health Tribunal Substantive Law Training
Administrative Tribunal Automated System (ATAS) – A User’s Guide
Real Estate and Business Law Overview
Letter Grading and Posting
Review of Articles 3 and 7 of the NYC Health Code
Judicial Writing
Review of Credibility Factors
Assessing the Credibility of Documents
Understanding Conflict in the Customer Service Context and Embracing Diversity

Taxi Tribunal Substantive Law Training
Prima Facie Summons
Review of Chapter 68 of the Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) Rules
Section 19-506 of the Administrative Code
Review of Critical Driver and Persistent Violator Rules
Judicial Writing
Following Rules/Precedent
Findings of Fact and Credibility Determinations
Review of Credibility Factors

ECB Substantive Law Training
ECB New Judge Training
ECB Service Class
ECB Fire Department Cases Adjudication
Skills Training for the ALJ: The Engaged Hearing
Vendor Law Training
Assessing Credibility and Ethics Issues: A Course for ECB ALJs


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