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
Caseflow management includes paying attention to case assignment, calendaring, and events. This posting summarizes best practices.
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
This posting describes the court leadership caseflow management practice of using performance goals and targets - important foundations for accountability.
IACA's Global Conversation Podcast: Summer 2021 Episode Brought to You In Cooperation with the International Association for Court Administration Measuring judicial performance is a burning topic in many countries around the globe. How to balance the need for timely case resolution with the necessity for just results is a question many court experts have often … Continue reading Judicial Performance Management: What is the World Thinking Now?
This posting profiles one of the proven caseflow management practices - that of leadership. Included are examples of when leadership is used for caseflow and case handling.
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 leaders usually have direct or indirect responsibility for caseflow management. What is caseflow management? This posting introduces a series on caseflow management best practices. Postings will provide examples of each proven practice and include examples and illustrations of the practice in use.
This posting includes snapshots of all thirteen NACM CORE® Competencies and can serve as a quick summary of suggested knowledge, skills, and abilities to be a better court leader.
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?