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In the interest of public accountability, many police officers are using body-worn cameras in their everyday work. May’s Trends in State Courts article examines the practical and legal issues of this technology.


A list of monthly Trends articles for August 2013 through December 2015 are compiled here in a full PDF.

Trends in State Courts 2015
  • A Proactive Approach to Self-Assessment in the Juvenile Justice System This article discusses how courts are uniquely positioned to lead the charge for reforming this multifaceted system and ensuring positive outcomes for juveniles. read more
  • View our Featured Article Archive Trends in State Courts features a monthly article covering an array of topics from copyrighting and video remote interpreting to veterans treatment court and evidence based management. View our archive to read the articles. read more

NCSC has launched a new video series called "Court Buzz." These short videos explain hot topics in the court industry based on trends in information requests fielded by NCSC’s knowledge and information analysts. This first video presents the five most current topics in judicial education.