Where is Bail Reform Now? Drive for Reform and Push Back 

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode: July 19, 2022 Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Bail Reform has been praised as an effective way to correct a societal wrong.  Its byword has been “bail does not keep the most dangerous in jail: it keeps the poorest.” Despite this argument, Bail Reform is receiving increasing pushback. Bail … Continue reading Where is Bail Reform Now? Drive for Reform and Push Back 

Online Dispute Resolution and Virtual Mediation: What Is Your Court Choosing?

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode: June 21, 2022 Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Online Dispute Resolution has been with us in various forms since the 1990s, although it really became widely accepted a little over five years ago.  By contrast, widespread acceptance of virtual mediation seems to have been an outgrowth of the COVID … Continue reading Online Dispute Resolution and Virtual Mediation: What Is Your Court Choosing?

Behavioral Health and the Young: Adolescents and The Mental Health Crisis 

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode: May 17, 2022 Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM This country’s mental health crisis is by no means limited to adults.  We know that young people frequently suffer from traumatic events.  This fact has only been made worse by the scourge of COVID.  A recent survey by the Pew Research … Continue reading Behavioral Health and the Young: Adolescents and The Mental Health Crisis 

The Great Resignation: How Has It Affected the Courts?

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode: April 19, 2022 Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM One unintended consequence of the COVID pandemic has been a phenomenon called “The Great Resignation.” Large numbers of American workers have either quit their jobs or (after being laid off) have chosen not to return to their previous employer.  CBS News … Continue reading The Great Resignation: How Has It Affected the Courts?

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?

Mental Health and the Courts: The Collaborative Court and Community Effective Criminal Case Management

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode: March 15, 2022 Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM In our last two episodes on mental health and the courts we talked about the fact that traditional criminal case management is not meeting the needs of the people we serve. We must develop a new comprehensive and collaborative model. We … Continue reading Mental Health and the Courts: The Collaborative Court and Community Effective Criminal Case Management