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The American Judges Association is hosting its annual conference October 5-10, 2014, in Las Vegas, Nev. Find out more.

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Nebraska Parenting Act evaluation in progress

Sept. 22-25 | Research staff is conducting stakeholder interviews and a focus group with parents in two counties in western Nebraska as part of statewide evaluation of the Nebraska Parenting Act.

Analyst helping to create traffic tool

Sept. 23-26 | An NCSC Knowledge and Information Services analyst is working with the Traffic Injury Foundation to design a self-assessment tool for states to use to analyze their effectiveness in detecting impaired driving, handling cases and reducing recidivism.

Meeting offers view of court administration

Sept. 23-26 | NCSC staff is attending the International Association for Court Administration (IACA) Conference in Sydney, Australia, where a court research consultant will present "Getting Full Value from Judicial Performance Evaluation."   

Nominations open for Burger Award

NCSC is now accepting nominations for the Burger Award, which is presented to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the field of court administration through management, education and training, or research and consulting.

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NCSC's Knowledge and Information Services is here to assist you with any questions you have regarding a variety of topics from juvenile justice to language access to election law to veterans courts. Visit our topics page or call us at 800-616-6164 for more info.

sentencing: The facts

NCSC's Center for Sentencing Initiatives has released a new fact sheet on using evidence-based sentencing to reduce recidivism. 

NAWJ Conference focuses on protecting access to justice

The National Association of Women Judges’ (NAWJ) 36th Annual Conference will convene in San Diego, Calif., October 15-19, 2014, for a multi-day exploration of current topics in access to justice from leading local and national jurists, scholars and experts. This year's theme is Protecting and Advancing Meaningful Access to Justice.

AJA hosting annual conference in Las Vegas

The American Judges Association is hosting its annual conference in Las Vegas, Nev., October 5-10, 2014.

ICM course reviews CourTools

Learn how to use the CourTools and the Court Performance Standards CPS as a framework to guide your court into the future by setting target performances, then monitoring, evaluating and learning from results. The course will be held at NCSC headquarters in Williamsburg, Va., from October 14-16, 2014.