Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Is It a Zero-Sum Proposition?

March 21st, 2023, Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Numerous organizations, including courts, are embracing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.  With that increasing acceptance, we are also seeing increasing resistance, and it is important to address that resistance directly.  On the December episode we discussed the question “can hiring criteria, … Continue reading Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Is It a Zero-Sum Proposition?

Hiring Court Employees: Can Selection Criteria Be Objective?

December 20, 2022, Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Courts have committed to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion particularly in recruiting and selecting court employees. This commitment however has not been without controversy.  One criticism has been that personnel recruitment and selection should be entirely objective and … Continue reading Hiring Court Employees: Can Selection Criteria Be Objective?

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: Political Agendas and Affirmative Action

Question of Ethics: A Conversation on Courts and Ethics – May 2022 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM This episode of A Question of Ethics will continue to explore diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), and NACM’s commitment to helping provide equal justice.  This session was recorded after the Ethics Subcommittee Conference Call on April 28th, 2022.  … Continue reading Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: Political Agendas and Affirmative Action

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: What is the Court’s Duty?

Question of Ethics: A Conversation on Courts and Ethics – Summer 2022 Edition of the Court Manager Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM NACM has made a commitment to the values of providing equal justice regardless of race, gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation or identity, disability, or social economic status.  What is the court’s ethical obligation, particularly … Continue reading Diversity, Equity, Inclusion: What is the Court’s Duty?

Diversity and Inclusion: Why Is It Even More Important Now? Part Two

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: October 2020 Episode Brought to you in cooperation with NACM For decades we court professionals have committed ourselves to the practice diversity and inclusion.  We make this commitment to earn the public’s trust and confidence in our nation’s courts.  This dedication is ongoing; the work still continues. The goals of … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusion: Why Is It Even More Important Now? Part Two

Diversity and Inclusion: Why Is It Even More Important Now? Part One

  Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: September 2020 Episode Brought to you in cooperation with NACM Over the last forty years, our nation’s courts have been committed to diversity and inclusion, in order to live up to the ideals of fairness and equality, and to build public trust and confidence.  While we can point to … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusion: Why Is It Even More Important Now? Part One

Courts and Systemic Bias: What Lessons Have We Learned? Part Two

Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: August 2020 Episode Part Two Brought to you in cooperation with NACM Welcome to part two of the Court Leader’s Advantage podcast on Courts and Systemic Bias.   We continue to look at the state of our courts regarding systemic bias and what advice we have for others moving forward.  The … Continue reading Courts and Systemic Bias: What Lessons Have We Learned? Part Two