Caseflow management is the heart of court administration. Two recent publications do a great job of laying out the key principles and actions every court should take to achieve excellence in caseflow management.
The Setting A hot, muggy summer evening in 2010 leads 19-year old Peyton[i] to the home of a schoolmate. Adding bored friends to a summer weekend when parents are away at the Gulf, and the kids had the perfect ingredients for a party. Dozens of kids, many of whom Peyton has never seen before, arrive. … Continue reading A Fresh Start: What’s the Court’s Role?
The 2018 NACM annual conference was jam-packed with great education, concentrating on mindful behaviors, access to justice, and technology. Here is a summary of what I found worthwhile to share.
The U.S. has a national and many state court systems -- are there any differences between them for a court administrator? Yes, but remember that a court is a court anywhere!
This article illustrates select roles and actions of the presiding or chief judge and court administrator. Competencies from the National Association for Court Management (NACM) are used as a starting point for framing the roles. Court leaders, whether leadership (presiding or chief) judges or court managers, need to obtain and master certain competencies to be … Continue reading Roles and Actions of the Chief Judge and Court Administrator