Budget Management

Examines issues in court budgeting, such as the distribution of state and local government funding responsibilities, historic practices, and relationships among the different branches of state and local government.

Fines, Fees and Bail

Shows how the effective collection of reasonable fines and costs is important to maintaining a court's integrity and contributes to the public's perception of court credibility and accountability.


Identifies approaches to managing increased foreclosure filings and provides resources for specific court programs.

Judicial Compensation

Provides information on state judicial salaries and benefits, judicial compensation commissions, and other topics related to setting trial and appellate judicial compensation.