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New judge finishes training
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D. Jay Stewart
The National Judicial College has announced D. Jay Stewart, judge of Superior Court of the Atlantic Judicial Circuit, recently completed the general jurisdiction course, presented at the NJC.
The Atlantic Judicial Circuit is comprised of six Georgia counties, including Tattnall, Evans, Bryan, Long, Liberty and McIntosh.
Stewart was one of five Superior Court judges from Georgia who attended the two-week session in Reno, Nev.
The Institute of Continuing Legal Education of Georgia (ICJE) presented Judge Stewart with an endowment, which allowed him to obtain full funding for this course.   
Judges who attend the course at the NJC receive instruction from leading jurists across the United States. The course curriculum addresses civil and criminal proceedings. The course is designed to assist Judges throughout the United States with courtroom management, criminal and civil procedure, evidentiary rulings, judicial ethics and discretion as well as other related topics.
Upon completion of the General Jurisdiction course, Judge Stewart was awarded certification by the National Judicial College.
For 44 years, the NJC has been offering courses to improve judicial productivity, challenge current perceptions of justice and inspire judges to achieve judicial excellence. With courses held onsite, across the nation and around the world, the NJC offers an average of 95 courses annually with more than 3,000 judges enrolling from all 50 states, U.S. territories and more than 150 countries. Since it opened, the NJC has awarded more than 79,000 professional judicial education certificates.
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