Current through Register Vol. 52, No. 16, April 16, 2022
activities may qualify for credit if they are consistent with the provisions of
these rules, and subject to the following specific terms and conditions:
Approval Required. Each alternative education and teaching activity
for which CJE credit is sought must be approved by the Board for
Requests for Approval. A judge should request Board approval
for alternative education activities or teaching activities sixty (60) days
prior to the activity, but in all events a judge must request such approval no
more than thirty (30) days after completing the activity in order for the
request to be considered.
provisions of Rule 402 regarding evaluations may apply to alternative education
activities, if appropriate, as determined by the Board.
In addition to the
requirements above, when credit is sought for a law school or graduate level
(1) The course must
otherwise qualify for academic credit by the school.
(2) One (1) hour of credit may
be given for each approved credit hour awarded by the school.
(3) The school offering the
course shall be a law school accredited by the American Bar Association or
college or university accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher
Education or other regional equivalent.
Information. Upon request by the Board, information shall be submitted
to the Board concerning the alternative education activity, including any
information describing the alternative education activity and the
qualifications of anticipated presenters, the method or manner of presentation
of materials, and, if requested, a set of the materials.
(d) If an alternative
education activity, law school, or graduate level course does not bear entirely
on judicial ethics and/or judicial practice, or the method of presenting the
course is below minimum standards, the Board may determine that such activity
is entitled to no credit or may assign such partial credit as it deems