Hiring Ethical Employees: Accountability and Background Checks

Question of Ethics: A Conversation on Courts and Ethics – February 23, 2023, Episode. This is the second of a two-part conversation on hiring ethical employees. Please check this website for Part-One, held January 26th, 2023. Brought to You in Cooperation with the National Association for Court Management What actions can a court take to optimize the hiring … Continue reading Hiring Ethical Employees: Accountability and Background Checks

Hiring Ethical Employees: How Can We Hire “The Good Ones”?

Question of Ethics: A Conversation on Courts and Ethics – January 26, 2023, Episode. This is the first of a two-part conversation on hiring ethical employees. Please check this website for Part-Two, held February 23rd, 2023. Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM What actions can a court take to optimize the hiring of ethical staff?  What can … Continue reading Hiring Ethical Employees: How Can We Hire “The Good Ones”?

Courts and Inside Information: What Can and Should We Do with What We Learn at Work?

Question of Ethics: A Conversation on Courts and Ethics – September 22, 2022, Episode We are not stockbrokers or day traders, but in our role as court employees we learn a lot.  We know about patterns of litigation against businesses and against professionals in the community. We know about protection orders filed against real estate agents; we know … Continue reading Courts and Inside Information: What Can and Should We Do with What We Learn at Work?

Court Rules and Procedures: Technological Innovation

Question of Ethics: A Conversation on Courts and Ethics – August 25, 2022 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM The COVID Pandemic brought the use of technology to the forefront of our conversation worldwide. Technology is expanding at breakneck speed. Is it out stripping courts' ability to manage new technological innovations? Relevant Ethics Canons Canon 1           … Continue reading Court Rules and Procedures: Technological Innovation

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: Political Agendas and Affirmative Action

Question of Ethics: A Conversation on Courts and Ethics – May 2022 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM This episode of A Question of Ethics will continue to explore diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and NACM’s commitment to helping provide equal justice.  This session was recorded after the Ethics Subcommittee Conference Call on April 28th, 2022.  … Continue reading Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: Political Agendas and Affirmative Action

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: What is the Court’s Duty?

Question of Ethics: A Conversation on Courts and Ethics – Summer 2022 Edition of the Court Manager Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM NACM has made a commitment to the values of providing equal justice regardless of race, gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or identity, disability, or social economic status.  What is the court’s ethical obligation, particularly … Continue reading Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: What is the Court’s Duty?

After Two Years of COVID: What Do We Know Now About Courts, Safety, and Privacy?

Question of Ethics: A Video Conversation on Courts and Ethics - Winter 2021 Edition Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM These last two turbulent years have brought into sharp relief the dynamic tension between a court’s duty to keep both employees and the public safe, and the duty to respect the privacy and the … Continue reading After Two Years of COVID: What Do We Know Now About Courts, Safety, and Privacy?