"We have a tragedy taking place in our courts," attorney and NCSC Board member Ted Olson told an audience May 1, 2012, at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., referring to severe budget cuts to state courts.
NCSC's Budget Resource Center offers:
- recent statistical snapshots of the fiscal reality of courts across the nation, showing how courts have adapted over the course of the economic downturn;
- tools, like our public-opinion research on court funding and guide to funding principles, that can intelligently inform court budget management, analysis and strategy;
- timely updates on funding news via our State Courts and the Economy newsletter and continuing coverage of the work of the American Bar Association's Task Force on the Preservation of the Justice System.