News releases


2017 Releases

November 16 Long-time Utah state court administrator inducted into Warren E. Burger Society
November 16 Selective Insurance executive inducted into Warren E. Burger Society
November 16 Five court professionals become Burger Society award recipients
November 8 Family Justice Initiative to improve court process for domestic relations cases
October 5 Council for Court Excellence receives 2017 G. Thomas Munsterman Award
September 20 National state court leaders respond to opioid crisis
September 12 Pennsylvania family court judge recipient of William H. Rehnquist Award
August 24 Retired D.C. Chief Judge receives NCSC’s 2017 Harry L. Carrico Award
August 14 New leadership at NCSC
August 14 Washington Court Director named to leadership positions in two national court organizations
August 9 Chief Justice O’Connor named to lead two national court organizations
July 26 California Court Official receives the 2016 ICM Fellow Star Award
May 18 Colorado court official receives NCSC’s Distinguished Service Award
May 18 Chief justices of six states sign a charter to further the work of the Regional Judicial Opioid Initiative
May 9 Alaska Justice named recipient of the 2017 Sandra Day O’Connor Award for the Advancement of Civics Education
April 26 Pennsylvania and Virginia students earn top honors in NCSC’s Civics Education Essay Contest
April 17 New website offers resources for high-profile trials
March 20 CCJ, COSCA respond to Ala. settlement for those jailed due to unpaid fines, fees
February 21 Four courts awarded grants for civil justice improvements
February 3 National Task Force of Judicial Leaders Releases Resources to Aid State Courts
January 23 Retired Indiana Supreme Court Executive Director receives national award


2016 Releases

November 21 NCSC inducts five members into Warren E. Burger Society
November 17 Texas judge recipient of William H. Rehnquist Award for work on veterans’ courts
November 16 Michigan judge elected president of Council of Chief Judges of the State Courts of Appeal
October 6 University of Houston law professor receives Distinguished Service Award from national court organization
October 6 Utah judge receives NCSC’s Distinguished Service Award
September 26 Arkansas judges team up with PBS’s Tavis Smiley for "Listening Tour"
September 26 Conference of State Court Administrators release policy paper calling for the end of “debtors’ prisons”
September 21 Ohio Jury Management Association receives 2016 G. Thomas Munsterman Award
August 31 Supreme Court of Ohio holds summit to coordinate multi-state and agency efforts to combat opioid drug abuse
August 10 NCSC President Mary C. McQueen receives national award
August 3 Conference of Chief Justices endorses report on civil justice improvements
July 27 New Mexico Court Director named to leadership positions in two national court organizations
July 27 Chief Justice Minton named to lead two national court organizations
July 18 Former New York Chief Judge receives national court leadership award
July 12 Indiana judge to receive Distinguished Service Award
July 11 California court leader receives national award
June 16 Tennessee Supreme Court receives national Sandra Day O'Connor Award for its program to educate students
June 16 Judges team up with PBS’s Tavis Smiley for "Listening Tour"
June 8 Election Law web tool launched to help state court judges make fair and timely decisions
April 28 NCSC names Arizona, Florida and Virginia students as top Civics Education Essay Contest winners
March 14 Task Force Meets to Identify Challenges, Solutions on Fines, Fees and Bail Practices
February 3 Top national state court leadership associations launch National Task Force on Fines, Fees and Bail Practices
January 15 Ohio Court Administrator named
2015 Warren E. Burger Award recipient


2015 Releases

November 30 Five new members inducted into the Burger Society
November 11 NCSC releases report on The Landscape of Civil Litigation in State Courts
October 13 Florida Judge William D. Palmer named president of national judicial organization
October 5 Judge Frances Gull named 2015 Munsterman Award winner
October 1 Michigan Appellate Court judge named recipient of national court organization’s Distinguished Service Award
August 12 Arkansas court leader receives national award
August 12 Florida judge named recipient of William H. Rehnquist Award
July 31 Delaware state court administrator selected to lead national court association
July 31 South Dakota chief justice elected to lead national court associations
July 31 New leadership named for NCSC Board of Directors
July 20 North Dakota chief justice receives national award
May 18 Wisconsin Court Interpreter Manager receives national award
May 8 Texas Judge Named Recipient of National Court Organization’s Distinguished Service Award
May 8 Oregon Trial Court Administrator Richard E. Moellmer honored with 2015 NCSC Distinguished Service Award
April 30 New Jersey and Virginia students given top honors for NCSC’s Civics Education Essay Contest
January 12 Colorado civics education program named recipient of Sandra Day O’Connor Award for Advancement of Civics Education


2014 Releases

December 16 New Mexico AOC Director named 2014 Warren E. Burger Award recipient
November 20 Six new members inducted into Burger Society
October 8 Jefferson Parish Court of Clerk named recipient of 2014 Munsterman Award
October 1 American Judicature Society dissolves the Center for Judicial Ethics
October 1 Center for Judicial Ethics moves to National Center for State Courts
August 25 Gavel to Gavel provides in-depth look at state
court-related issues on November ballots
August 14 Kansas Court of Appeals Judge named 2014 recipient of William H. Rehnquist Award
July 31 NCSC announces new leadership for 2014-2015
July 25 Missouri Court of Appeals, Judge Gary W. Lynch to Serve on the Board of Directors of national court organization
July 25 Managing Shareholder of Johnson, Toal and Battiste, PA, Luther J. Battiste, III to serve on NCSC Board of Directors
July 25 Florida Court Administrator Matthew Benefiel to serve on Board of Directors of national court organization
July 25 Chair of Paul Hastings LA Office to serve on the Board of Directors of national court organization
July 25 Former U.S. Attorney and U.S. Assistant Attorney General to serve on NCSC Board of Directors
June 30 NCSC President Mary McQueen honored with ABA’s John Marshall Award
May 28 New website monitors juvenile justice system change
May 1 New online course addresses dynamics of elder abuse
April 14 Virginia fifth-grader wins NCSC’s 2014 National Civics Education Essay Contest
April 10 Paula Hannaford-Agor receives 2014 Ohio Jury Management Association Award of Excellence
March 24 California Appeal Court Justice Ronald B. Robie receives NCSC Distinguished Service Award
March 24 Chief Judge of Borno, Nigeria, receives NCSC Distinguished Service Award
March 24 Richard Zorza, ambassador for self-represented litigants, receives NCSC Distinguished Service Award
March 24 Ohio Director of Public Information Chris Davey honored with NCSC Distinguished Service Award
March 24 Rhode Island judge receives award from national court organization
March 24 Florida Court Administrator Matthew L. Benefiel receives NCSC Distinguished Service Award
February 28 Todd Nuccio selected to receive American Bar Association Judicial Division Lawyers Conference Burnham "Hod" Greeley Award
February 17 NCSC introduces CourtMD, an online court diagnostic tool
January 23 NCSC new publication evaluates security in state courts
January 9 Florida’s Lewis and Pitts named recipients of Sandra Day O’Connor Award for Advancement of Civics Education