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Fair and Effective Practices in Jury System Management Workshop


Join NCSC and the Travis County District Clerk for a workshop on Fair and Effective Practices in Jury System Management from February 14 to 16 in Austin Texas.

Participants will learn best practices to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of jury operations, ensure the integrity of the jury selection process, and treat jurors with dignity and respect.

During this intensive 2.5-day workshop, NCSC Center for Jury Studies Director Paula Hannaford-Agor teaches court managers and jury managers to:

  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in jury operations;
  • Estimate the operational and fiscal impact of jury system improvements performance;
  • Implement policies and procedures to prevent or respond to legal challenges in the jury system; and
  • Use tools, performance measures, and best practices to address problems.

This workshop is offered only once every 18 months and is limited to 45 participants. Courts are encouraged to bring teams if possible. Registration deadline is February 2, and the cost is $595 per attendee.

For more information about the workshop and agenda, visit the ncsc-jurystudies website or contact Laney Snyder.