Mental Health and the Courts: The Crisis with Competency to Stand Trial

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode: January 18, 2022 Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM In November we started our discussion on how mental illness is impacting our nation and particularly our courts.  In this episode, we are taking a deeper dive into the criminal justice realm, specifically the challenge of competency to stand trial.  The … Continue reading Mental Health and the Courts: The Crisis with Competency to Stand Trial

After Two Years of COVID: What Do We Know Now About Courts, Safety, and Privacy?

Question of Ethics: A Video Conversation on Courts and Ethics - Winter 2021 Edition Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM These last two turbulent years have brought into sharp relief the dynamic tension between a court’s duty to keep both employees and the public safe, and the duty to respect the privacy and the … Continue reading After Two Years of COVID: What Do We Know Now About Courts, Safety, and Privacy?

The Voice of the Profession: Public Confidence in the Courts

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode: December 21, 2021 Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM The preliminary results from NACM’s Voice of the Profession survey have revealed this year’s number one issue: Public Confidence in the Courts.   Over 95% of those responding reported that they either agreed or strongly agreed that NACM needs to advocate on … Continue reading The Voice of the Profession: Public Confidence in the Courts

What We Know Now About Mental Health and the Courts: Grasping the Challenge

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: November 16, 2021 Episode Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM The challenge of mental health impacts America nationwide.  It impacts our states, our communities, our courts, and our entire justice system. Courts are at the center of the clash between competing funding choices, community concerns, and those struggling with behavioral health … Continue reading What We Know Now About Mental Health and the Courts: Grasping the Challenge