This Week at NCSC

Civics education part of AJA education program

Oct. 4-7 | NCSC staff is showcasing its graphic novel, Justice Case Files, at an education session during the American Judges Association (AJA) annual meeting in Seattle, Wash.

CCJSCA session examines judicial stress

Oct. 6-10 | Research staff is joining a panel of appellate and chief appellate court judges to discuss appellate judge stress at the Council of Chief Judges of the State Courts of Appeal’s (CCJSCA) annual meeting in Secaucus, N.J.

NCSC hosts Data Specialists’ Roundtable

Oct. 6-7 | Court Statistics Project (CSP) team members are gathering to host the CSP Data Specialists Roundtable in Williamsburg, Va. 

Researchers get update on Safety and Justice Challenge

Oct. 6-8 | Research staff is attending the MacArthur Foundation and the Pretrial Justice Institute’s meeting of the Safety and Justice Challenge Network in Chicago, Ill. The working meeting will provide an opportunity to share progress, learn from peers, build capacity and prepare for developing an implementation proposal for the second phase of the Safety and Justice Challenge, focusing on the overuse of jails. 

Team meetings to assess human trafficking issues

Oct. 7-9 | NCSC researchers are facilitating team meetings at the Human Trafficking Summit in New York City. Each team will explore the serious and challenging issue of human trafficking from a judicial perspective, examine ways to work with justice partners in our communities to better address trafficking, and showcase different court models from all around the country.

Celebration of life for Ed McConnell to be held 3 p.m., Oct. 16 at NCSC

NCSC is hosting a memorial service to celebrate the life of Edward B. McConnell, first President of the National Center for State Courts on Friday, October 16, 2015 at 3 p.m. at NCSC headquarters.