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?

What Is The Key to Effective Communication? Particularly During the Pandemic

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: April 20, 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM It seems that at some point in every class the facilitator utters those words, “communication is key.”  We all know however, that communication must be effective to make a difference.  So, what is the key to making communication effective? In … Continue reading What Is The Key to Effective Communication? Particularly During the Pandemic

Telework: Is There A Secret to Effective Management?

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: February 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Back in October of 2019, for most courts, working remotely from home was a privilege granted to a small number of court employees.  It seemed to be granted mostly to Court Technology workers and Executive Office staff who were working … Continue reading Telework: Is There A Secret to Effective Management?

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