Is Bail Reform Working? Charlotte’s Revealing Story

Court Leader's Advantage Podcast: January 2020 Episode It has been estimated that nationally, more than 60 percent of people in jail have not been convicted of a crime, they are awaiting trial.  Almost 500,000 defendants are in jail pretrial because they cannot afford to post bail.  Three-quarters of pretrial detainees have been charged with a … Continue reading Is Bail Reform Working? Charlotte’s Revealing Story

New Editions of IACA and NACM Journals Have Great Articles!

The latest editions of the IACA & NACM journals have great, thought-provoking articles. Here are the titles of several that caught my eye (and links to read).

Dealing with the Generations: What Do Good Managers Understand?

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: December 2019 Episode Managing the multigenerational workplace is more demanding today than ever before. Why has it become such a challenge?  One reason is that we are living and working longer.  Today, we can expect to live 18 years longer (79 years old) than if we were born in 1935.  Second, … Continue reading Dealing with the Generations: What Do Good Managers Understand?

Social Media and the Courts: How Do We Deal with This Growing Reality?

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: November 2019 Episode Blogs and podcasts are a growing fixture on our social landscape.  There are now more than 750,000 podcasts produced and over 48 million people a week listen to a podcast.  Estimates are that billions of people worldwide read one or more blogs on the internet.  This is a … Continue reading Social Media and the Courts: How Do We Deal with This Growing Reality?

2019 CourtFutures Top Trends to Watch

CourtFutures: The Next Ten Years By Phillip Knox and Peter C. Kiefer The Surveys We have summarized the best thinking of nearly 1,400[1] court professionals who have looked at 186 different scenarios of possible futures.  This report highlights the 2019 assessments focusing on the responses by age cohort compared to the overall group. Eight surveys … Continue reading 2019 CourtFutures Top Trends to Watch