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  • 05/29/2017
    Memorial Day
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    Board of Judicial Policy and Administration
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    Children's Justice Project Conference
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    Independence Day
  • 07/26/2017
    Cheyenne Day (afternoon)
  • 08/14/2017
    Board of Judicial Policy and Administration

News

  • Judicial Nominating Commission Announces Nominees for the Vacancy in the District Court, Fifth Judicial District (Cody)
    Date Posted: 05/24/2017

    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 Fifth 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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  • Judicial Nominating Commission Announces Nominees for the Vacancy in the District Court, Eighth Judicial District (Douglas)
    Date Posted: 05/22/2017

    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 Eighth 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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  • Governor Appoints New District Court Judge for the Second Judicial District
    Date Posted: 05/18/2017

    Governor Matt Mead has appointed Dawnessa Snyder to be District Court Judge for the Second Judicial District in Carbon County. Snyder fills the vacancy occurring with the retirement of Judge Wade Waldrip on July 7th.

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  • Update on Court Technology Initiatives
    Date Posted: 04/25/2017

    The Office of Court Administration continues to work diligently on the information technology projects currently underway. Since the previous update, the case management system committees for both the circuit and district courts have continued to meet weekly to familiarize themselves with the system and continue work on configuring FullCourt Enterprise to coincide with the needs of the State. The committees have also participated in another round of gap sessions with Justice Systems Inc. to review the system’s functionality and attempt to recognize the gaps in the system where additional functionality may be needed.

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  • Judicial Nominating Commission Announces Nominees For The Vacancy In The District Court, Second Judicial District (Rawlins)
    Date Posted: 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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  • Mock Arraignment Teaches Civil Liberties to Students
    Date Posted: 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
    Date Posted: 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
    Date Posted: 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
    Date Posted: 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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