The Voice of the Profession: Public Confidence in the Courts

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode: December 21, 2021 Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM The preliminary results from NACM’s Voice of the Profession survey have revealed this year’s number one issue: Public Confidence in the Courts.   Over 95% of those responding reported that they either agreed or strongly agreed that NACM needs to advocate on … Continue reading The Voice of the Profession: Public Confidence in the Courts

What We Know Now About Mental Health and the Courts: Grasping the Challenge

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: November 16, 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM The challenge of mental health impacts America nationwide.  It impacts our states, our communities, our courts, and our entire justice system. Courts are at the center of the clash between competing funding choices, community concerns, and those struggling with behavioral health … Continue reading What We Know Now About Mental Health and the Courts: Grasping the Challenge

The Battle Over Bail Reform: How 5 Courts are Coping with the Challenge

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: October 19, 2021 Episode  Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM The national movement to reduce or eliminate cash bail continues to spark heated discussion.  Several states, including New Jersey and Alaska, have instituted bail reform.  Other states such as California have repeatedly seen attempts at reform fail, either in the legislature … Continue reading The Battle Over Bail Reform: How 5 Courts are Coping with the Challenge

Defending Against Cyberattacks! What to Ask to Make Sure You are Safe

Court Leader's Advantage Podcast: October 5, 2021  Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM A cyberattack is truly a different kind of threat, but that threat is real and growing.  It takes a different kind of approach to defend against such an attack.  Different questions need to be asked well before an attack occurs.  Cybersecurity experts … Continue reading Defending Against Cyberattacks! What to Ask to Make Sure You are Safe

Courts and Cyberattacks!: It’s Not “If” – It’s “When”

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: September 21, 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Threats from cyberattacks can be easily ignored by courts.  There are many rationalizations: “Our court is too small to worry about cyberattacks” “We have a great firewall that keeps everything out” “Our employees change their passwords every three months just like … Continue reading Courts and Cyberattacks!: It’s Not “If” – It’s “When”

Courts of Record, Judicial Selection, Should Everyone Get a Lawyer? What Can We Learn from Challenges Local Courts Face Every Day?

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: August 17, 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Local Courts can offer incredible opportunity for both defendants and for the community.  They are positioned precisely at a point to curtail dangerous behavior before it grows worse.  The array of problem-solving courts nationally, often managed on a shoestring budget, is … Continue reading Courts of Record, Judicial Selection, Should Everyone Get a Lawyer? What Can We Learn from Challenges Local Courts Face Every Day?

International Rule of Law Assignments: Asking Questions that Change Lives

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: June 15, 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Long days of travel, strange hotels, and strange food.  Yes, international assignments can include all of these.  But it can also afford the opportunity to make real change and create real change in yourself.  This month we are talking to folks … Continue reading International Rule of Law Assignments: Asking Questions that Change Lives

NACM’s International Committee: Are You Ready for the Adventure?

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: May 18, 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM International work can be challenging.  It can also be very rewarding.  No matter what, it is an adventure you will remember for the rest of your life.  Have you thought about it?  Wondered if it was for you?  Where would you … Continue reading NACM’s International Committee: Are You Ready for the Adventure?

What Is the Key to Effective Communication? Let’s Hear From You!

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: April 27, 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM This week we are continuing our April 20th conversation with our panel on what is the key to effective communication, particularly during the pandemic.  This week our panel covers topics including rumors and misinformation, the importance of “virtual water cooler” … Continue reading What Is the Key to Effective Communication? Let’s Hear From You!

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