If you are attending the 2015 Annual Conference, please take a minute each day to complete our short online surveys. We’d appreciate the feedback and will put it to use to improve future conferences and presentations. Sunday, October 4 Monday,…
In his compelling book, The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap, Rolling Stone editor Matt Taibbi builds a compelling case about inequality in the American criminal justice system, charging that one’s wealth or lack thereof largely affects how one fares in it. Mr. Taibbi demonstrates convincingly how and why Wall Street bankers, traders and hedge fund operators have never been convicted of crimes for their roles in the 2008 recession — and it isn’t pretty.
Judicial educators create opportunities for transformative education that strengthens the administration of justice. One of the most important and valuable transformations we can facilitate is that from new hire to supervisor, manager, executive and beyond. It is just this sort of defined career pathway that attracts bright and justice-oriented individuals to a career in the courts.
NASJE members can check out the webinar “Format and Functionality of Bench Books in the Age of Technology”, originally held on July 22, 2015, through a link in the member area.
Here are a couple of calls for proposals for upcoming conferences related to the Courts. If you have a great presentation, why not share? 2016 COURT SAFETY & SECURITY CONFERENCE The conference will be held March 1-3, 2016, in Appleton, Wisconsin. The…
Registration forms — both online and mail-in — and the current session schedule and descriptions are now available. See you in Seattle!
After this session students will be able to (1) Define the concept of procedural fairness as it relates to the work of court staff, (2) Explain why procedural fairness is important in the court system; and, (3) Demonstrate effective techniques court staff can use to ensure procedural fairness.
In 1995, I wrote an article for NASJE News titled “Creating Presence”. I heard from many colleagues about how helpful the concepts were in establishing the importance of education in the courts. Now, two decades later, creating presence is even more important. External forces that will not abate increasingly drive contemporary change. Directly meeting the challenges of change with a clear vision and unified voice is required to thrive in what will likely be a very exciting and frustrating time.