Courts and COVID: What’s Been the Global Response?

IACA's Global Conversation Video Podcast: December 2020 Episode Brought to You by the International Association for Court Administration Sponsored by Tyler Technologies The Coronavirus pandemic has been a scourge across the globe.  It has also been one of the longest lasting and most widespread crises in recent times.  It has affected every component of government … Continue reading Courts and COVID: What’s Been the Global Response?

Wildfires, Protests, and COVID: How Have Courts Coped with Compounding Crises? Part Two

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: December 2020 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Part two of a conversation with our panel of court administrators whose courts have endured multiple concurrent crises.  They had to deal with questions of allowing protestors into the courthouse because it is a public building while worrying about vandalism.  … Continue reading Wildfires, Protests, and COVID: How Have Courts Coped with Compounding Crises? Part Two

eCourts Highlights and Reflections on 2020

As 2020 draws to a close, in this end of year post I recap last week’s NCSC eCourts Virtual Conference  and share some thoughts on this past, unprecedented, year. The eCourts Conference (https://e-courts.org) was a slimmed down, online version of the annual event held in Las Vegas.  There was the usual good content, and here … Continue reading eCourts Highlights and Reflections on 2020

Wildfires, Protests, and COVID: How Have Courts Coped with Compounding Crises? Part One

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: November 2020 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Unbelievably, the expression “we are living in unprecedented times” has become a cliché.  Since early 2020, so much has happened to us, so quickly, and with so little warning that the only response anyone seems to have is “Well, now … Continue reading Wildfires, Protests, and COVID: How Have Courts Coped with Compounding Crises? Part One

The International Framework for Court Excellence and Court Responses to the Pandemic

The revised International Framework for Court Excellence is an excellent resource for courts as we continue to respond to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. The courts in Singapore, Republic of Marshall Islands, and the United States have taken many actions to apply the IFCE.

The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, June 25, 2020 Episode

COOPs and the Coronavirus: The Lessons May Surprise You Courts are now in the midst of reopening, yet the Coronavirus is still very much with us.  Right now, the United States has had over 2.3 million confirmed cases with over 26,000 new cases reported just yesterday.  We have experienced 121,000 deaths from the virus and … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, June 25, 2020 Episode

The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, June 18, 2020 Episode

Your Court Restarting Trials?  Here’s What Works As courts are reopening, many have already held their first trials.  Others are planning to start trials in the next month or two.  Whether they are conducted in-courtroom, or via video conference-calls, trials are going to look different for some time into the future.  What will change for … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, June 18, 2020 Episode

The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis?: Thursday, June 11, 2020 Episode

Budget Strategies: What Have We Learned from the Lockdown? About three weeks ago, May 14, 2020, the financial crisis was looming, but the details were still vague.  Since then several courts have been forced to begin budget cuts that have included layoffs and furloughs.  Yet even now all we can say about the national situation … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis?: Thursday, June 11, 2020 Episode