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Judicial Nominating Commission Announces Nominees For The Vacancy In The District Court, Second Judicial District (Rawlins)

Published: 04/20/2017

On behalf of the Judicial Nominating Commission, Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice E. James Burke, who serves as chairman, announced today that the commission has completed its consideration of all who have expressed interest in the position of District Court Judge in the Second Judicial District. Pursuant to Article 5, § 4 of the Wyoming Constitution, the Judicial Nominating Commission submitted three nominees for the position to Governor Matthew H. Mead for his consideration.

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April 2017 Attorney Recommendations

Published: 04/14/2017

The Wyoming Supreme Court is pleased to announce the names of newly recommended attorneys from the Board of Law Examiners and the Character and Fitness Committee for the month of April, 2017

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Mock Arraignment Teaches Civil Liberties to Students

Published: 04/12/2017

[Judge Waldrip-Rawlins] - A "dangerous criminal" faced serious charges in Carbon County District Court Judge Wade Waldrip's courtroom Tuesday morning. Chained and shackled, Jim Time showed little remorse as his charges were read aloud, each one eliciting snickers from the audience. "The State alleges that you have inflicted miserable abuse on children," Waldrip said. "Specifically the State has alleged that you required fitness testing, sit-ups, push-ups, pull-ups, and running the mile, all in violation of Wyoming law."

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Judge Steven Cranfill, Fifth Judicial District Court Judge, to retire July 31, 2017 -- Vacancy Announced

Published: 04/11/2017

Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice E. James Burke, who acts as Chairman of the Judicial Nominating Commission, announced today that Fifth Judicial District Court Judge Steven Cranfill will be retiring from the court, effective July 31, 2017.

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Day in Court

Published: 04/06/2017

[Judge Cranfill-Cody] - Livingston students who recently attended a mock arraignment at the [Park] county courthouse may have expected a run-of-the-mill court proceeding. They were in for a surprise, however, when the face of the day's "criminal" was one they recognized.

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Supreme Court Launches New Judicial Learning Center Website

Published: 03/30/2017

The Wyoming Supreme Court has launched a new Judicial Learning Center website, which can be accessed at jlc.wyo.gov. The Judicial Learning Center opened on January 9, 2017 and is located in the Wyoming Supreme Court, State Law Library. Attorneys, teachers, students and others may now access Judicial Learning Center games and resources online.

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