This Week at NCSC

Researchers discuss performance measures, case management for elderly litigants

Oct. 24-25 | NCSC researchers are speaking at the Mid-Atlantic Association for Court Management (MAACM) Conference in Ocean City, Md., about court performance measures and managing cases involving elderly litigants. The conference will also feature “The Doctor Is In,” which provides brief consulting services, at no cost, to conference attendees on their specific court problems.

Reimagining Dependency Courts project heads to Ala.

Oct. 25-27 | Court Consulting Services staff is participating in the Alabama Judicial & Child Welfare Summit in Point Clear, Ala. The meeting is part of NCSC’s Reimagining Dependency Courts project, which focuses on implementing court policies and practices that will reduce the number of children in foster care and improve permanency outcomes.

Cost-benefit analysis under way at drug treatment court

Oct. 25-28 | NCSC researchers are interviewing stakeholders, staff, and clients of the 20th Judicial Circuit Adult Drug Treatment Court for a cost-benefit analysis in Ottawa County, Mich. 

Meeting focuses on managing change, reforms

Oct. 26-28 | An NCSC researcher is attending the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys’ Leadership Institute event, Managing Structural and Cultural Office Shifts When Implementing Diversion & Alternative Sentencing Programs, for the MacArthur Foundation Safety & Justice Challenge in Washington, D.C. 

VP to report on “The State of the State Courts”

Oct. 27 | The vice president of NCSC External Affairs is presenting “The State of the State Courtsat the annual meeting of the Delaware Judicial Conference in Rehoboth Beach, Del.