This Week at NCSC

 
Inaugural NAPCO Conference under way in Ohio

Sept. 25-28 | The National Association for Presiding Judges and Court Executive Officers (NAPCO) is holding its first national conference in Cleveland, Ohio. Attendees will discuss solutions and best practices and collaborate on evidence-based sentencing, civil justice reform and issues raised by body-worn cameras. 

 
NASJE conference focuses on revitalizing judicial education

Sept. 25-28 | The National Association of State Judicial Educators (NASJE) is holding its annual conference, Changing Perspectives in Judicial Branch Education: Re-Engage, Rethink, Renew, in Burlington, Vt.

 
AJA meeting features sessions on immigration, social media

Sept. 25-30 | The American Judges Association (AJA) is hosting its annual conference in Toronto, Ontario. Sessions include a “Constitutional Law Update,” “Wrongful Convictions Across Borders” and “Cautionary Tales – Judicial Ethics and Social Media.”

 
Class explores best jury practices

Sept. 28-30 | The director of NCSC’s Center for Jury Studies is conducting an NCSC workshop on Fair and Effective Practices in Jury System Management in Atlanta, Ga. Participants are learning how to identify strengths and weaknesses in jury operations, and to address problems  by using tools and performance measures.