Court Leader’s Advantage Video Podcast: July 2020 Episode Since the May 25th death of George Floyd in Minneapolis, emotions in this country have been rubbed raw. There have been protest marches in all 50 states, which have led to some unique tensions for America’s trial courts. The First Amendment to the Constitution guarantees the right … Continue reading Court Professionals and Protests: What Should You Be Thinking About Now?
The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, May 28, 2020 Episode
What Will the Courthouse of the Future Look Like? As more courts reopen many practical problems are emerging. How to social distance in courthouses and courtrooms that are ill-equipped for this kind of crisis? What kinds of traffic and crowd management tools are available? What will courthouses look like ten or fifteen years from now? … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, May 28, 2020 Episode
Valuable Skills for Consultants and Court Leaders
This article recaps critical skills and traits valuable for both consultants and court leaders
The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, April 23, 2020 Episode
Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: Is Teleworking a Permanent Answer? The Nation now moves to the end of its second month battling the pandemic. The infection rate has climbed into the hundreds of thousands; the death toll has reached well beyond 45,000. This week we continue our weekly podcast series, “Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, April 23, 2020 Episode
Welcome to the 2020 CourtFutures Survey
Phillip Knox and Peter C. Kiefer We are pleased to invite you to participate in our ninth survey by accessing the link shown below. The survey is fairly short (only 7 background questions and 24 scenarios). We ask that you give your best assessment of the probability of each scenario occurring within the next 10 … Continue reading Welcome to the 2020 CourtFutures Survey
Blockchain: Is It Your Court’s Future
Court Leader's Advantage Podcast: May 2019 Episode Blockchain is a business and accounting tool that may change the way organizations handle money. Its built-in safeguards prevent electronic hacking of financial accounts. Beyond accounting, it has the potential for securing the authenticity of court documents and even identities. Are we willing to pay the cost of … Continue reading Blockchain: Is It Your Court’s Future
COURT FUTURES SURVEY – 2019
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The Latest Secret About Courts and State Legislatures
By: Phillip Knox and Peter C. Kiefer This article has been updated from a previous version posted on August 20, 2018. Back in 2013 we asked about the probability of state legislatures venting their displeasure with state courts, specifically by withholding funds. The assessment was mixed. Most of the 183 court professionals responded at that … Continue reading The Latest Secret About Courts and State Legislatures
The Highest Court in the Land?
The U.S. Supreme Court building has its main courtroom, and a little-known basketball court above the courtroom -- and the athletic court has been dubbed the "highest court in the land." Check out the recent article in Sports Illustrated for interesting stories and details.
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