The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, April 2, 2020 Episode

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: April 2, 2020 Episode The scourge of the Coronavirus is a national emergency unlike anything we have seen in modern times.  It is affecting all aspects of our lives and work.  The virus is having a profound impact on how American courts are coping.  Throughout the crisis, we will have weekly … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, April 2, 2020 Episode

The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? The Panelists

Mark A. Weinberg has served as the Court Administrator for the Seventh Judicial Circuit since May 1993. Prior to moving to Florida, he was an administrator with the court in Maricopa County, Arizona. He holds a bachelor's degree in public administration from James Madison University and a master's degree in judicial administration from the University … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? The Panelists

Can Courts Lead in Solving the Opioid Crisis?

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: March 2020 Episode Over 10 million Americans misused opioids in 2018, which includes over 800,000 heroin users.  In 2016, there were more than 64,000 overdose deaths in the United States; in 2017 overdose deaths jumped to over 70,000.  This is a number that continues to grow in at least 23 states.  … Continue reading Can Courts Lead in Solving the Opioid Crisis?

Is It Time for a Fresh Look at Cell Phones and Courts?

Court Leader's Advantage Podcast: February 2020 Episode For better or worse we can no longer live without our Smartphones.  We use them to talk and text our friends; they keep our appointments, pictures, and business notes; they help us with research; they track of our children; they allow us to call 911 in an emergency.  … Continue reading Is It Time for a Fresh Look at Cell Phones and Courts?

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).