The Battle Over Bail Reform: How 5 Courts are Coping with the Challenge

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

Judicial Performance Management: What is the World Thinking Now?

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?

Courts and Cyberattacks!: It’s Not “If” – It’s “When”

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 Leadership and Caseflow Management – a Briefing Series

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.

Courts of Record, Judicial Selection, Should Everyone Get a Lawyer? What Can We Learn from Challenges Local Courts Face Every Day?

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?