The NACM Core is Live!

The National Association for Court Management is pleased to announce the final update of its core competencies – The Core. Through the support of the State Justice Institute (SJI), the Core is now available at The Core tag line, Strengthening Court Read more

Dispute Resolution Skills Evolve to Fit a 21st Century Court System

Theories and practices relating to dispute resolution in the late 1970s and early 1980s focused on conflict management outside the courtroom. In 1986, court-mandated mediation and statutory arbitration were trending on the legislative front, models for appropriate alternatives to trial were emerging, and judges were hungry for information and tools.