The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, May 28, 2020 Episode

What Will the Courthouse of the Future Look Like? As more courts reopen many practical problems are emerging.  How to social distance in courthouses and courtrooms that are ill-equipped for this kind of crisis?  What kinds of traffic and crowd management tools are available?  What will courthouses look like ten or fifteen years from now? … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, May 28, 2020 Episode

Courts and Covid-19: where are we, and where are we going? [part 2 of 2]

What will the future hold for the courts in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic? This post outlines the significant challenges and recommends what should be done. We can succeed by using Adaptive Leadership to create a new future reality that is people-centered, maximizes access, and increases personal safety. The new normal is one we create!

2019 CourtFutures Top Trends to Watch

CourtFutures: The Next Ten Years By Phillip Knox and Peter C. Kiefer The Surveys We have summarized the best thinking of nearly 1,400[1] 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

Facing the Impacts of Mental Illness- Promising Practices

The Future of the Courts: The Next 10 Years Phillip Knox and Peter C. Kiefer Contributing Factors & Impacts of Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System There are enormous societal and economic costs of warehousing mentally ill offenders in our jails and prisons. Several criminal justice jurisdictions have not quite reached consideration of … Continue reading Facing the Impacts of Mental Illness- Promising Practices