Category: News

The 2012 Karen Thorson Award

In February, 2012, the NASJE board established the Karen Thorson Award to honor a NASJE member who has made a significant contribution to both NASJE and judicial branch education nationally.

Transitions – Summer 2012

Please join us in welcoming the following new NASJE members: Ms. Laura Bassein, Senior Attorney, New Mexico Judicial Education Center, University of New Mexico, Alburquerque, NM Ms. Kylie Burke, Conference Coordinator, Texas Justice Court Training Center, Austin, TX Ms. Christine…

From The Editor

This issue is really special. Not only will it give you some great articles to read, but we are testing a new format.

2012 Homelessness Summit

Administrative Office of the Courts and ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty San Francisco, CA, Friday, May 11, 2012 Reported by Michael Roosevelt, CJER, California According to the 2012 Judicial Council of California Homeless Court Fact Sheet, homelessness is a…

Justice Anthony Kennedy Addresses Nevada Judiciary

Every four years, Nevada holds a week-long Judicial Leadership Summit for judges from all jurisdictions within the state. The 2012 Nevada Judicial Leadership Summit was held April 30th through May 4th in Las Vegas, and included federal judges from the…

SJI News

The latest SJI News is available at the SJI website. Some of the latest stories (as of this writing): Third Paper Available from the Harvard Executive Session for State Court Leaders in the 21st Century Immigration & State Courts Initiative…

The Judicial Institute on Adolescent Relationship Abuse

July 9-11, 2012, in Phoenix, Arizona, the NCJFCJ, Futures Without Violence, and the Office for Victims of Crimes, will offer a new 3-day, highly interactive workshop that will help state court and tribal court judges enhance their skills and ability to respond to cases involving adolescents and relationship abuse.

Transitions – Spring 2012

Please join us in welcoming the following new NASJE members: Hon. Linda L. Chezem, Professor, Purdue University, Mooresville, IN Ms. Courtney Gabriele, Program Attorney, Texas Center for the Judiciary, Austin, TX Ms. Cynthia Hensley, Education Coordinator, New Mexico Judicial Education…

From the President

Dear NASJE Members, I hope that each of you has a wonderful spring and summer. In the coming two months, the Diversity, Access and Fairness Committee and the Website and Technology Committee will present two webcasts. On Tuesday, May 22…

NASJE Southeast Regional Newsletter

Director’s Message from Cynthia D. Davis Dear Southeast Region Members: As your representative on the NASJE Board, I encourage you to make plans to attend the 2012 NASJE Conference. Please mark the dates to attend: August 5-8, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. The…

SJI News

The latest SJI News is available at the SJI website. Some of the latest stories (as of this writing): SJI Board Awards FY 2012 Second Quarter Grants SJI Board Awards Strategic Initiative Grants on Self-Represented Litigation and the State Courts Status…