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Statement of ABA President Judy Perry Martinez Re: Threats against Supreme Court justices

March 4, 2020 — The American Bar Association is deeply troubled by today’s statements from the Senate Minority Leader threatening two sitting justices of the U.S. Supreme Court over their upcoming votes in a pending case. Whatever one thinks about the merits of an issue before a court, there is no place for threats—whether real or allegorical.

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The Judges' Journal: Artificial Intelligence

The rulings and decisions made by judges regarding artificial intelligence (AI) will have a lasting impact on the growth of this technology. Authors in this issue of The Judges’ Journal provide a foundation of knowledge about the developing technology and explore the ethical questions involved with the use of AI.

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Judge members in the Judicial Division are eligible for a $500 judicial scholarship to any in-person course at the National Judicial College.

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