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The Council of Chief Judges of the State Courts of Appeal is holding its annual conference in New Orleans, La., November 18-22, 2014. Find out more.

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Staff reviewing IT initiatives, data improvements

Oct. 31 | NCSC’s vice president of research and technology and the director of research services are making presentations on the revolution of court technology and improving the quality of court information at the ACAP Systems Conference in Little Rock, Ark. 

Support offered for firearms background checks

Oct. 29-31 | An NCSC researcher is visiting Hartford, Conn., to review the state’s Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA)-funded program designed to improve the submission of prohibiting records to the NICS Index and other federal databases.

W.Va. drug courts undergoing evaluation

Oct. 27-31 | NCSC research and consulting staff are collecting interview data in six drug courts across West Virginia for their ongoing statewide drug courts evaluation.

Put an end to
domestic violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which attempts to raise awareness of efforts to end violence against victims of domestic violence. VAWA and the Courts provides resources to improve court policy related to violence against women issues.

Making a difference in civics education

Know an organization, court or individual who should be honored for promoting, inspiring or leading an innovation or accomplishment in the field of civics education relating to the justice system? Nominate them for the Sandra Day O'Connor Award.

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NCSC's Knowledge and Information Services is here to assist you with any questions you have regarding a variety of topics from juvenile justice to language access to election law to veterans courts. Visit our topics page or call us at 800-616-6164 for more info.

ICM course to discuss human resource laws

ICM’s course, Managing Human Resources, will discuss the laws that impact human resource management in courts.  This course will be held at NCSC headquarters in Williamsburg, Va., from November 18-20, 2014.

Fall events held in D.C.

NCSC is hosting its fall events in Washington, D.C., from November 19-22, 2014.

New Orleans hosting CCJSCA Annual Conference

The Council of Chief Judges of the State Courts of Appeal (CCSJCA) is holding its annual conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 18-22, 2014.