As the new president of NASJE, I would like to thank immediate past-president Judith Anderson for her leadership and vision. Judith worked hard to keep NASJE moving forward during a financially difficult year for the country.
I am truly honored to have served as NASJE’s President this past year and have thoroughly enjoyed working with the NASJE Board—one of the most dynamic, energetic, and forward thinking Boards I have ever experienced.
We have all heard of the law of unintended consequences…an adage or idiom that warns that an intervention in a complex system invariably creates unanticipated and often undesirable outcomes. It is a basic principle of economics, and governments struggle with unintended consequences to the policies that are set in place on a daily basis.
The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges announces the appointment of Mari Kay Bickett as its Executive Director.
The NASJE Western Region hosted its conference in San Francisco, March 3-4, 2011. There were workshops on engaging learners, strategies to improve PowerPoint, evidence-based sentencing, fairness and bias issues. Participants had an opportunity to visit California’s television studio and learn how its judicial education division produces and delivers education programs through satellite television.
Please join us in welcoming our newest NASJE members.
by Milt Nuzum, Director, Supreme Court of Ohio Judicial College Some NASJE members have had significant experience in the international judicial community by practicing their profession of judicial and court personnel education in developing nations. Many others are interested in Read more
The Judges’ Criminal Justice/Mental Health Leadership Initiative recently partnered with the newly formed Psychiatric Leadership Group to design a training on effectively identifying and managing individuals with mental illnesses in the courts.