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
Phillip Knox and Peter C. Kiefer We are pleased to invite you to participate in our ninth survey by accessing the link shown below. The survey is fairly short (only 7 background questions and 24 scenarios). We ask that you give your best assessment of the probability of each scenario occurring within the next 10 … Continue reading Welcome to the 2020 CourtFutures Survey
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?
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?
CourtFutures: The Next Ten Years By Phillip Knox and Peter C. Kiefer The Surveys We have summarized the best thinking of nearly 1,400 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
The Pew Research Center estimates that right now there are more Millennials than Baby Boomers in America. By 2030 Millennials and Gen Zs will make up 75% of the workforce. A Gallup Poll found that 21% of Millennials had changed jobs within the last year, that’s three times more than other generations. On top of … Continue reading What are Generation X and Millennials Saying About the Workplace? Three Perspectives
Court Leader's Advantage Podcast: September 2019 Episode Shooting incidents are becoming a scourge on the American landscape and courthouses are certainly not immune. An incident can last only seconds but the trauma to court staff and the unsuspecting public can live on and on. If a calamity occurs, we face the triple challenge: emergency decisions … Continue reading Suddenly He Was There: Is Your Court Prepared for a Shooting Tragedy?
Court Leader's Advantage Podcast: August 2019 Episode From O.J. Simpson, to Trayvon Martin and Casey Anthony, we have become used to the media targeting trials and turning them into spectacles. Many in the public see them as entertainment; often they become a lightning rod for political controversy. All the while jurors must be protected and … Continue reading The Network’s On the Phone: Pulling Back the Curtain on High Profile Trials
Court Leader's Advantage Podcast: July 2019 Episode Ransomware attacks are running rampant throughout the nation. Atlanta, Georgia; Lake City, Florida; Albany, New York; and Del Rio, Texas have all been victims. Most recently the Georgia Administrative Office of the Courts was attacked. Local agencies can be crippled for weeks with no data, no internet, no … Continue reading Held for Ransom: How Safe is Your Data?
Court Leader's Advantage Podcast: May 2019 Bonus Episode . . [Blockchain records] could soon be used in a variety of innovative ways to resolve court record keeping challenges. At the same time, Blockchain presents new legal issues that courts must be prepared to address.” This is an audio recitation of a paper written by Di … Continue reading When Might Blockchain Appear in Your Court