Can judges and court personnel have Facebook or MySpace pages? Make blog postings? Can they participate in listservs? The general answer to each of these questions is “yes,” but….
The Judicial Council of California – Administrative Office of the Courts is dedicated to improving the quality of justice and services to meet the diverse needs of children, youth, families, and self-represented litigants in the California courts. One of the projects created to help improve the quality of justice provided is the Juvenile Court Users’ Research and Technical Assistance Project.
Don’t let large class sizes limit interactivity. Use these tips and techniques for effective facilitation with large groups.
by Jean Conn, Janet Bixler, Adam K. Matz, M.S., and James R. Columbia This is the first in a series of articles focusing on the application of business analysis principles to Kentucky’s court data system improvement project. The Kentucky Court Read more
As states courts across the country face continuing budget shortfalls, it is interesting to look back to this article published in the Summer 1991 issue to see how judicial educators dealt with cutbacks 20 years ago. Money, Budgets, and Judicial Read more
Since the last NASJE News a few exciting things have happened. Thanks to the work of the Newsletter and Technology Committees, our newsletter website has a new look and feel. The site is easier to maintain and update, along with Read more
Director’s Message from Susan Morley Dear Southeast Region Members, As promised, this Fall newsletter is designed to update you and continue the tradition established last year by Marty Sullivan. Here in Florida, we are welcoming the end of hurricane season Read more
by Laura Nagle Brain damage caused by prenatal exposure to alcohol can result in behaviors that increase an individual’s likelihood of becoming involved in the justice system. This article will provide a foundation of knowledge about the effects alcohol can Read more
by Jessie Halladay, The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky) — originally published October 29, 2010 Ashley Rigsby, an intern at Family Scholar House, knows domestic-violence victims face difficult choices, but during a training session on Thursday, she got a first-hand taste as Read more
by Justin Story, The Daily News, Bowling Green (KY) — originally published December 2, 2010 Only one county has seen more of its court cases require the assistance of a court interpreter than Warren County, according to the person who Read more
by Hon Karl B. Grube, Senior Judge, St. Petersburg, Florida September and October were bountiful months for traffic law-related judicial education in Arkansas. The first brought over 100 Arkansas District Court Judges to Hot Springs for a 2 ½ day Read more
Let NCJFCJ fund a comprehensive training for your state on the topic of How to Handle the Intricacies of Juvenile & Family Law Cases. Funding can cover the costs of faculty, staff, and program materials. NCJFCJ will work with your Read more
July 10-13, 2011 Las Vegas, Nevada Red Rock Resort • 11011 W. Charleston Blvd • 89135 (702) 797-7777 Hotel Reservations: A block of rooms has been reserved for the NASJE Conference at the Red Rock Resort. Call (866) 767-7773 or Read more
August 5-8, 2012 Boston, Massachusetts Seaport Hotel, 1 Seaport Lane, Boston, MA 02210 (617) 385-4000 The theme this year is Challenges and Opportunities: Maintaining Excellence in Judicial Branch Education in Difficult Times. The conference will be held at the Seaport Hotel in Read more
Judges do not always start their terms at the same time. Learn what a few states have done to bridge the gap between an annual new judge training and the non-regular times when someone starts on the bench and needs training most.
Conference session recap: Change is a fact of life. Some of us may not embrace change, but Steve Welker talked about dealing with change in general and how change literally hit him broadside.
This issue is really special. Not only will it give you some great articles to read, but we are testing a new format.