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
Please join us in welcoming the following new NASJE members: Ms. Pam Jordan Anderson, Senior Attorney, Florida Supreme Court, Office of the State Court Administrator, Tallahassee, FL Ms. Julie Binter, Training Specialist, Arizona Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Court, 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
MARCH 2-3, 2011 in SAN FRANCISCO Eight Informative Education Sessions Judicial Branch Leadership Education Roundtable Innovative Products Poster Session Tips to Engage Learners Incorporating Fairness Topics into Your Courses Lights, Camera, Action! (Studio Tour) Evidence Based Sentencing Curriculum PowerPoint: Beyond 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
A publication of the Judicial Conference of Indiana, Judicial Balance includes stories and insights. Please visit http://www.in.gov/judiciary/balance/ for all the latest and archived issues of Judicial Balance. The January 2011 issue contains the following articles: Go Play The Black Hole 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
The January 2011 edition of the E-SJI News is now available on the SJI website. Key highlights: Board Approves Grants for 1st Quarter Senate Confirms Three New Board Members New Mexico Interpreter and Language Access Partnership