Managing Social Media

NCSC is pleased to provide a range of resources to help courts understand and manage social media.

 

1.  Social media resource guide
     Social media, or any media that uses the internet to disseminate information
     through social interaction, is becoming increasing prevalent within the court   
     system. Our social media resource guide covers a variety of areas of social 
     media's affect in court.

        a. Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) & high courts
            Find out which AOCs and high courts are using new media these days.

        b. Social media and juries 
            Discover how social media impacts juries, judges, court employees in
            the courtroom.

        c. Implications of judges and attorneys using social media
            Some of the questions we address: Should judges be on social media? 
            What are some limitations judges and attorneys should consider on social 
            media?  

        d. Social media policies
            Staff and court use guidelines are provided to help courts maintain a safe,
            secure social media network.

        e. Cell phones and electronic devices in court

2.  A state-by-state listing of courts using social media
     See which state courts are using social media and what platforms they update 
     regularly.

3.  Connected 
     Connected is a monthly newsletter discussing the impact of new media on the 
     courts.