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The National College of Probate Judges is holding its spring conference May 14-18, 2014, in Vail, Colo. Find out more. 

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CJS director assessing updated jury system

Apr. 14-18 | The director for the Center for Jury Studies (CJS) is helping assess the impact of a jury automation upgrade and conversion to one-step summoning system at Michigan’s Third Circuit in Detroit.  The director is also helping the court revise its jury plan and improve efficiency and effectiveness.

Consultant holding EBS workshop in Ariz.

Apr. 14-18 | An NCSC principal court research consultant is conducting an evidence-based sentencing (EBS) workshop in Phoenix, Ariz.

Chief justices receiving overview of CourtMd

Apr. 15-17 | Research staff is presenting an overview of CourtMD to seven state court chief justices during a meeting in Denver, Colo. CourtMD helps court leaders diagnose and find solutions to their problems.

Registration open for CLAC Conference

Registration is now open for NCSC's Second Annual Conference of the Council of Language Access Coordinators (CLAC), held April 27-30, 2014, in Portland, Ore. The theme of the conference is The Many Hats of Interpreter Program Management.

N.H. implements civil justice initiative

In many courts, civil litigation has become too time-consuming and too expensive. New Hampshire has become one of the first states to enact changes in civil procedure rules, which are intended to streamline the litigation process.

Courts issue warning about scams

Several state court systems have issued warnings to the public about widespread email and phone scams falsely telling people they are named in a court case and must pay money or turn over private information.

CLAC conference enhances courts' state language access programs

By Invitation Only. The Council of Language Access Coordinators (CLAC) is holding its annual conference April 27-30, 2014, in Portland, Ore. The conference features sessions on proctor and test administration training, running a program on a shoestring budget and remote interpreting, including progress on national database and cloud capability.

ICM course focuses on court leadership

Leaders have evolved into quick-change artists who inspire, communicate a vision, and master today’s workforce and work environment. In this course, which takes place April 15-17, 2014 in Williamsburg, Va., participants will acquire the knowledge and skills of leadership as a core competency, while exploring their own readiness to be in a leadership role.

AJA midyear meeting in Arizona

The American Judges Association (AJA) is holding its midyear meeting May 1-3, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz.