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2014 Monthly Trends Articles

December
Article: State Courts and the Promise of the Affordable Care Act
Author: Peter Coolsen, Court Administrator, Criminal Division, Circuit Court of Cook County, Chicago
Maureen McDonnell, Director for Business and Health Care Strategy Development, TASC, INC.

November
Article: Traffic Resource Center Compendium of Issue Briefs
Author: Deborah W. Smith, Senior Analyst, Knowledge and Information Services, National Center for State Courts

October
Article: Balancing the Scales: Judicial Compensation
Author: Jarret Hann, Analyst, Knowledge and Information Services, National Center for State Courts
Video: Judicial Salary Tracker

September
Article: How the Unaccompanied Minor Crisis Is Affecting the State Courts
Author: David Slayton, Administrative Director of the Courts, Texas Office of Court Administration

August
Article: Video Improved Court and Local Law Enforcement Efficiency in North Carolina
Author: Anthony Whitmore, Administrator, Infrastructure and Operations Section, North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts

July
Article: Models for Change in Juvenile Justice Reform
Author: Hon. Bobbe J. Bridge, Justice, Washington, Supreme Court (Ret.), Founding President/CEO, Center for Children & Youth Justice, Seattle

June
Article: Veterans Treatment Courts
Author: Julie Marie Baldwin, Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

May
Article: Evidence Based Management for Tomorrow's Successful Court Leader
Author: Janet G. Cornell, Court Consultant, Former Court Administrator, Scottsdale City Court, Arizona

April
Article: So You Think You Know What a Case Is?
Author: John T. Matthias, Principal Court Management Consultant

March
Article: Who Cares About Adoption Data? We Do.
Author: Deborah Smith, Knowledge and Information Services Senior Analyst, National Center for State Courts
Video: Who Cares About Adoption Data? We Do.

February
Article: Traffic Resource Center for Judges
Author: Greg Hurley, Knowledge and Information Services Analyst, National Center for State Courts
Video: Traffic Resource Center for Judges

January
Article: Connecticut Judicial Branch Courthouse Observation Team
Author: Heather Nann Collins, Court Planner, Connecticut Judicial Branch
Video: Chief Justice Chase Rodgers on Access to Justice


Reports are part of the National Center for State Courts' "Report on Trends in State Courts" and "Future Trends in State Courts" series.
Opinions herein are those of the authors, not necessarily of the National Center for State Courts.