(Subscription required) Save for a brief stint in family law, Susan Speer has been firmly in the world of criminal law as a prosecutor and judge for more than 35 years, and she wants to stay right where she is.
(Subscription required) On paper, Judge Donna L. Quigley Groman presides over a juvenile delinquency court, but she's never been a fan of her assignment's name. "I prefer to call it youth justice," she said. "'Delinquency' is a very antiquated and demeaning term."
(Subscription required) "It's very hard to get a sense or the feel of a courtroom from a cold record," Weiner said of his previous work. "One of the best parts of this job is getting to serve as the fact-finder because I get to make those credibility determinations.
(Subscription required) Before taking the bench at the Edmund D. Edelman Children's Court, Judge Joshua Wayser was already pretty familiar with the building. It's where he adopted all six of his children.