By Cheri Ely, M.A., LSW, Program Manager, NCJFCJ The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges (NCJFCJ) Juvenile Justice Model Courts Project, managed by the Juvenile and Family Law Department, has expanded the number of courts participating in the Read more
Please visit the 2012 NASJE Conference page for the 2012 Conference Agenda, Registration Form, Scholarship Guidelines, and Scholarship Application.
There is a recent New Yorker article that asks how to be your best and in the course of that discussion addresses the issue of coaching for experienced practitioners (the article focuses on surgeons). There might, in fact, be implications Read more
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 Read more
One of the American Inns of Court recently sponsored a program focused on what it called “threats to the judiciary.” These ranged from examples in rambunctious political debate to media effects on trials to the personal safety of judicial officers.
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 Read more
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 Read more
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 Read more
Earlier this month, NCJFCJ posted about the 45th anniversary of the 1967 In re Gault decision in which the U.S. Supreme Court affirmed that juveniles accused of crimes must be afforded many of the same due process rights as adults Read more
Panel discussions can be a relatively easy way to approach a training topic and can get a lot of information to an audience. However, they can fall flat without careful planning and including ways to actively engage the participants. The Read more
At the last NASJE Annual Conference, an effort was made to reduce paper handouts by having material available online through the website of our conference partner the National Association of State Court Administrators. Several informal discussions were held about efforts Read more