Question of Ethics: A Conversation on Courts and Ethics – February 23, 2023, Episode. This is the second of a two-part conversation on hiring ethical employees. Please check this website for Part-One, held January 26th, 2023. Brought to You in Cooperation with the National Association for Court Management What actions can a court take to optimize the hiring … Continue reading Hiring Ethical Employees: Accountability and Background Checks
Fulfilling the Public’s Trust: Integrity
Integrity is a fundamental professional value and depends on adherence to a Code of Conduct and high performance.
Courts and Ethics: Should the U.S. Supreme Court Adopt a Code of Conduct?
January 17th, 2023, Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with the National Association for Court Management Every state in our nation has a Judicial Code of Conduct. Every judge in each state is obligated to follow that state’s Code. Since 1973, most Federal judges have been subject to The Code of Conduct … Continue reading Courts and Ethics: Should the U.S. Supreme Court Adopt a Code of Conduct?
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?
The Court Leader and Ethics – Be an Aware Leader
Court leaders can seek to be aware and build ethical performance around that awareness. It will support trust in the leader and in the court.
Court Leadership – the Competency of Ethics
Ethical behaviors allow a court leader to demonstrate a personal commitment and be a steward of resources and processes. This summary review the leadership competency of ethics.
Courts, COVID, and Vaccinations: What Have We Learned? What Are We Still Learning?
Court Ethics January 2021 Vaccination Survey Results The Coronavirus has hobbled our nation’s court systems for most of 2020. Here in the first quarter of 2021, we are faced with new hope but also new challenges. No matter how quickly the vaccines are distributed, it appears likely that restrictions will remain in place for most … Continue reading Courts, COVID, and Vaccinations: What Have We Learned? What Are We Still Learning?
Workplace Civility — How is Your Court Doing?
September 30, 2019 news headline: “Kansas federal judge reprimanded for sexual misconduct.” The Judicial Council of the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals issued the public reprimand (the most severe sanction it could impose) after an extensive investigation of employee complaints. Closer to home, a local court administrator was terminated recently after many years of inappropriate … Continue reading Workplace Civility — How is Your Court Doing?
‘Tis the Season for Holiday Gift Ethics Issues!
Happy holidays to all – here’s wishing everyone a joyous and peaceful end of 2018. At this time of year many of us want to give back to others in our lives, be they family, friends, or professional relations. In the courts we often receive expressions of appreciation, often from well-meaning attorneys who practice in … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Holiday Gift Ethics Issues!
The 2018 NACM Annual Conference in Atlanta: Ethics and Active Engagement
The sessions on Monday, presented by the Hon. Susan Sabers, Karl Thoennes III, and Peter C. Kiefer, featured lively discussions as audience members role-played various characters in two scenarios and the entire audience voted on the ethics of the drama using the electronic voting method PollEverywhere. Tell Me Something I Don’t Know About Courts and … Continue reading The 2018 NACM Annual Conference in Atlanta: Ethics and Active Engagement