Your First Year on the Bench 1994
Federal Judicial Center ava19592vnb1 -- 2518-V/94 (1994) Your First Year on the Bench Robin Rowland; Sonia Sotomayor; Benson E. Legg; Joe Billy McDade. This program provides a look at the transition to the Federal Bench and early months as a district judge. Representatives of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts and the Federal Judicial Center describe the services they offer to new judges, ranging from seminars and publications to one-on-one assistance with ethical issues and practical aspects of the job change. Three judges who have recently taken the bench comment on aspects of the transition that they found challenging or unexpected.