Family Court Judge Sid Broderson, who serves the 49th Judicial Circuit that consists of Simpson and Allen counties, attended the 2018 Circuit Judges College in Lexington.
During the college Broderson learned about bail reform, human trafficking, digital evidence, implicit bias and other issues.
The Education Committee of the Kentucky Circuit Judges Association and the Office of Judicial Branch Education at the Administrative Office of the Courts hosted the college.
All of the judges also had sessions on LGBTQ laws, judicial ethics, recent state legislation and appellate court decisions.
Judges earned continuing judicial education credit for attending the college.
Family Court is a division of Circuit Court. In counties that have a Family Court, the court has primary jurisdiction in cases involving family issues, including divorces, adoption, child support, domestic violence and juvenile status offenses.