Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode: March 15, 2022 Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM In our last two episodes on mental health and the courts we talked about the fact that traditional criminal case management is not meeting the needs of the people we serve. We must develop a new comprehensive and collaborative model. We … Continue reading Mental Health and the Courts: The Collaborative Court and Community Effective Criminal Case Management
Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode: February 15, 2022 Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM We’ve been talking about work-life balance for decades. It is a perennial challenge. What has changed in these last two years is, of course, COVID. For the first time in the history of America’s court system, large numbers of employees are … Continue reading Work – Life Balance: What Does It Look Like in 2022?
Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode: January 18, 2022 Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM In November we started our discussion on how mental illness is impacting our nation and particularly our courts. In this episode, we are taking a deeper dive into the criminal justice realm, specifically the challenge of competency to stand trial. The … Continue reading Mental Health and the Courts: The Crisis with Competency to Stand Trial
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
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
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
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
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”
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?
Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: July 20, 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Local Courts are the least analyzed components of the American court system. This is particularly ironic since there are thousands of local courts, far more than there are courts of general jurisdiction. It has been estimated that they process over three … Continue reading Examining Local Courts: Uncovering the Real Story