Resources: Crisis in the Courts

American Bar Association (1990).  Standards Relating to Court Organization.  Chicago:  American Bar Association.

American Bar Association Commission on State Court Funding (2004).  “Black Letter Recommendations,” August.

American Bar Association Standing Committee on Judicial Independence (2004).  “Report to the House of Delegates,” August.

Baar, C., D. Hall, C. S. Cooper, E. Friesen, and R. Reinkensmeyer (2010).  “Financing the Third Branch in Lean Times:  Placing the Present Fiscal Crisis in Perspective.”  Report, National Association for Court Management, American University, and National Center for State Courts, for the Criminal Court Technical Assistance Project, Washington, D.C., March.

Boston Bar Association (2009).  “Report of the Boston Bar Association Task Force of the FY 2010 Judiciary Budget,” February 5.

Chiles v. Children (1991).  589 So. 2d 260.

Conference of State Court Administrators (2011).  “Budget Survey.”  National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, Va.

Hall, D. J., and L. Suskin (2010).  “Reengineering Lessons from the Field.”  In C. R. Flango, A. M. McDowell, C. F. Campbell, and N. Kauder, Future Trends in State Courts 2010, pp. 36-41.  Williamsburg, VA:  National Center for State Courts.  www.ncsc.org/trends-reengineering

Klaversma, L., R. Roper, and D. C. Steelman (2003).  “Using Business Process Reengineering Strategies for Courts.”  Paper Prepared for Court Technology Conference 8, Kansas City, Mo.

Massachusetts Court System (2003).  “Massachusetts Trial Court Installs MassCourts in Boston Municipal Court Department.”  Press Release, Public Information Office, Supreme Judicial Court, November 20.  http://www.mass.gov/courts/press/pr112003.html

National Center for State Courts (2011).  CourTools.  Web site, Research Division, Williamsburg, Va.  www.courtools.org

— (2010).  “Principles for Judicial Administration:  Governance, Case Administration, Essential Functions and Funding.”  Draft Report, Williamsburg, Va., July.

— (2009).  “Strategic Plan,” Williamsburg, Va.

— (2003a).  “Minnesota Judicial Workload Assessment, 2002.”  Report, Research Division, Williamsburg, Va.

— (2003b).  “Puerto Rico Superior Court Judicial Workload