This Week at NCSC

Seminar helps Illinois boost jury participation

Feb. 22-23 | The director of the Center for Jury Studies is presenting a session on techniques to improve citizen participation in the jury system to Illinois state and federal judges, court administrators, and jury managers at the Illinois Jury Representation Seminar in Chicago.

Tunisia to create new caseload system

Feb. 22-Mar. 4 | NCSC researchers are working with justice sector leaders in Tunisia to develop a weighted caseload model that will be used to determine the number of judges needed to provide efficient and effective case resolution in the country’s district and appellate courts.  

Japanese judges to learn about international custody disputes in U.S.

Feb. 23 | A Knowledge and Information Services analyst is meeting with several Japanese judges in Williamsburg, Va., to discuss how international custody disputes are handled in the United States.