What Will the Courthouse of the Future Look Like? As more courts reopen many practical problems are emerging. How to social distance in courthouses and courtrooms that are ill-equipped for this kind of crisis? What kinds of traffic and crowd management tools are available? What will courthouses look like ten or fifteen years from now? … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, May 28, 2020 Episode
Cybersecurity is a critical concern for courts that are relying on telework in response to the coronavirus pandemic. A new Government Technology article outlines the problem and recommends best practices.
Court Leader Advantage Podcasts - Ready to Reopen: What You Should Be Thinking About Now Almost all states have reopened, yet the future is still uncertain as COVID cases continue to climb and a vaccine appears unlikely before 2021. Courts are faced with an ever-growing array of challenges. Keeping employees, judicial staffs, litigants, and attorneys … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, May 21, 2020 Episode
This website is titled "courtleader." It is fitting, therefore, to examine a variety of aspects and competencies regarding court leadership. We start by noting that the National Association for Court Management, NACM, has published what is known as Core Competencies that court leaders need to know and be able to do. These competencies apply to … Continue reading Court Leadership – the Competency of Leadership
What will the future hold for the courts in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic? This post outlines the significant challenges and recommends what should be done. We can succeed by using Adaptive Leadership to create a new future reality that is people-centered, maximizes access, and increases personal safety. The new normal is one we create!
Court Leader Advantage Podcasts - Budget Cuts: The Crisis in a Crisis As if the Coronavirus crisis was not enough, our country now faces the worst unemployment figures since the 1929 Great Depression. People not working means people unable to pay taxes. State and local governments are experiencing staggering declines in tax revenue. Sales taxes … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, May 14, 2020 Episode
Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: Is It Time to Reopen? It has been nearly two months since the President declared a national health emergency. Twenty-two states have reopened or partially reopened; another six have plans to reopen in the near future. This while the other twenty-two states have extended their orders to remain closed or have … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, May 7, 2020 Episode
Initial court responses to the Covid-19 pandemic have focused on implementing social distancing actions. These include implementing remote tele-hearings, canceling jury trials, and deferring many court activities. What's next? The massive national economic upheaval will upend caseloads and create very real budget pressures. What is needed now is "adaptive leadership" to face the future.
This article recaps critical skills and traits valuable for both consultants and court leaders
Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: COVID and the Incarcerated Many jails and prisons across the country have now become coronavirus hotspots. For example, news reports about the infamous Rikers Island jail in New York estimate that 12 hundred inmates are infected and 10 have died. An estimated 800 correctional officers have been infected and of those … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, April 30, 2020 Episode