This Week at NCSC

 
Juvenile justice focus of Mass. team meeting

Sept. 14-16 | NCSC staff is attending CCJ/COSCA’s Juvenile Justice Reform Summit in Northampton, Mass. Teams are learning about the MacArthur Foundation’s Models for Change for juvenile justice systems reform and developing an action plan for reform in their state.

 
Researchers proposing senior judges system

Sept. 15 | NCSC researchers are meeting with Office of the Executive Secretary staff and judges from across Virginia to make recommendations on a new senior judges system.

 
Ill. specialty courts undergoing evaluation

Sept. 15-19 | Researchers are evaluating an adult drug court and mental health court in McLean County, Ill.

 
ICM course covering court communication

Sept. 16-18 | Institute for Court Management (ICM) faculty is teaching Court Community Communication at NCSC headquarters in Williamsburg, Va., as part of the Certified Court Executive Program.  

 
Final W.Va. workload assessment under way

Sept. 17-18 | Research staff is meeting with the West Virginia Magistrate Court Workload Assessment Advisory Committee to finalize the results of a comprehensive workload assessment for the West Virginia magistrate courts.

 
NCSC holding judicial project in N.M.

Sept. 18-19 | An NCSC Knowledge and Information Services senior analyst is attending a meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as part of a year-long judicial engagement with Casey Family Programs.  The goal is to decrease the number of children in foster care through changes in court processes.