January 17th, 2023, Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM 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 for United States Judges. There is … Continue reading Courts and Ethics: Should the U.S. Supreme Court Adopt a Code of Conduct?
Question of Ethics: A Conversation on Courts and Ethics – September 22, 2022, Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM We are not stockbrokers or day traders, but in our role as court employees we learn a lot. We know about patterns of litigation against businesses and against professionals in the community. We know about protection orders … Continue reading Courts and Inside Information: What Can and Should We Do with What We Learn at Work?
This final issue in the series on "What is a Court Administrator" includes an elevator pitch.
The Court Leader website marks six years. This posting reviews how it came to be and current thoughts about the site.
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?
Question of Ethics: A Conversation on Courts and Ethics – August 25, 2022 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM The COVID Pandemic brought the use of technology to the forefront of our conversation worldwide. Technology is expanding at breakneck speed. Is it out stripping courts' ability to manage new technological innovations? Relevant Ethics Canons Canon 1 … Continue reading Court Rules and Procedures: Technological Innovation
This issue, #8 in the series, covers lessons, advice, tips, and strategies for and from court administrators.
November 15, 2022, Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM The public’s perception of our courts continues to be a topic of concern and curiosity for court professionals. Last month we discussed finding of the National Center for State Courts 2021 State of the State Courts survey that found that … Continue reading Courts and Confidence: Does The Public Look at Different Courts Differently?
This issue reviews and shares information about the partnerships that may be present and used by a court administrator.
Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode: September 20, 2022 Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Obtaining customer feedback, obtaining usable feedback, obtaining enough of it to be able to rationally modify court programs, all of these are major hurdles. And yet getting good customer feedback is so important. It is important to complete the loop: to … Continue reading Courts and Customers: What Do Court Users Have to Tell Us?