This Week at NCSC

CEC director soaring as WINGS keynote speaker

May 26-27 | The director of the Center for Elders and the Courts is the keynote speaker at the Wisconsin WINGS Summit in Madison, covering the history of guardianship reform, current national efforts, and strategies to guide the Wisconsin WINGS (Working Interdisciplinary Networks of Guardianship Stakeholders) team.   

Researcher discussing race, ethnicity in drug courts

May 27-29 | An NCSC researcher is presenting “The Gender/Color/Ethnicity-Blind Drug Court: A Desirable/Undesirable Aspiration” at the Colorado Collaborative Justice Conference in Denver. 

Researchers taking MacArthur Safety challenge

May 27-29 | NCSC researchers are participating in the MacArthur Foundation Safety and Justice Challenge 2015 Conference in Washington, D.C. Researchers will be facilitating peer group discussions of strategies to reduce the use of jails.  

Researchers joining jury, fairness roundtables

May 28-31 | NCSC researchers are serving as panelists for roundtable sessions on “Lay Participation Methods,” “Challenges Facing the American Jury, and “The Many Flavors of Fairness” at the Law & Society Association Annual Meeting in Seattle, Wash.

Loyola Law program helps journalists cover courts

May 29 | NCSC staff is joining the Chief Justice of California for a panel discussion as part of the Loyola Law School for Journalists program in Los Angeles.