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
Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: January 2021 Bonus Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM Welcome to a bonus episode on how local courts are facing and solving their many complex issues. As mentioned in last week’s episode, these local suburban and rural jurisdictions are very often the representative of the judicial branch in … Continue reading Local Courts: Their Complex Issues and How Are They Solving Them?
As 2020 draws to a close, in this end of year post I recap last week’s NCSC eCourts Virtual Conference and share some thoughts on this past, unprecedented, year. The eCourts Conference (https://e-courts.org) was a slimmed down, online version of the annual event held in Las Vegas. There was the usual good content, and here … Continue reading eCourts Highlights and Reflections on 2020
Budget Strategies: What Have We Learned from the Lockdown? About three weeks ago, May 14, 2020, the financial crisis was looming, but the details were still vague. Since then several courts have been forced to begin budget cuts that have included layoffs and furloughs. Yet even now all we can say about the national situation … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis?: Thursday, June 11, 2020 Episode
Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: COVID and the Incarcerated Many jails and prisons across the country have now become coronavirus hotspots. For example, news reports about the infamous Rikers Island jail in New York estimate that 12 hundred inmates are infected and 10 have died. An estimated 800 correctional officers have been infected and of those … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, April 30, 2020 Episode