FIRMITAS UTILITAS VENCESTAS (Vitruvius 81BC-15BC) Marcus Vitruvius Pollio was a Roman author, civil and military engineer. He is most noted today as one of the first architects. Vitruvius produced a ten- volume treatise, De archetectura on architecture as a guide to building projects. His philosophy on building is condensed in the three … Continue reading THE ARCHITECTURE OF GERMS: COVID 19 and the Impact on Courthouse Design and Construction
We invite you to take the 2021 CourtFutures Survey Since 2012, Phil Knox and Pete Kiefer have been surveying thousands of court professionals from around the world on the future of the courts. We are pleased to invite you to participate in our tenth survey by accessing the link shown below. The survey is fairly … Continue reading Participate in the 2021 CourtFutures Survey
A special report on risk assessment tools: The Risks and Rewards of Risk Assessments The latest Court Futures articles can be found listed below: What is the Future of eTickets? - December 9, 2016 What Will the Court Professionals of the Future Look Like? - January 14, 2015 What is the Future of Civil Jury Trials? … Continue reading Court Futures
What will the "new normal" be in 2025? PEW Research has revealed several major issues, changes, and impacts -- prime among which is a technologicial "tele-everything" world. This post discusses all of this and how they will impact the courts.
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?
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
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!
The Gartner Co. published its "top 10 strategic technology trends for 2020." What are the trends and how will they affect the courts? Court leaders need to be aware of the impacts and possibilities!
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 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