A full report on the symposium is available here.
Read a summary of results from our recent survey on the well-being and growth of state courts.
Key elements of an effective rule of court for presiding judges
The essential functions of courts
Reengineering: Principles and structure
Executive summaries from past Symposia
September 13-17, 1981, San Diego, CA
THEME I: The impact of the rapidly changing nature of our society on the courts
THEME II: The effectiveness of court managers in judicial systems
THEME III: The means to develop productive relationships between court managers and judges
September 9-13, 1990, Phoenix, AZ
THEME I: The development of the profession of court management: What is it? Where did it come from? Where is it now? Where is it going
THEME II: The changing roles and relationships of judicial branch leaders (judges and administrators/managers) in court system administration and ways to develop productive working relationships between those leaders
THEME III: The identification, preparation, selection, education, and succession of judicial branch leaders (judges and administrators/managers) and improving their effectiveness within judicial systems
THEME IV: Public responsibility for judicial system support and the accountability of judicial branch leaders (judges and administrators/mangers) to the public for their stewardship of the court system
THEME V: First prize papers from the open competition
THEME I: Public expectations
THEME II: The role of the courts
THEME III: Accountability for performance
THEME IV: Technology
THEME V: Court leaders: Survivors or agents of change?