Call for Submissions

Submissions for the 2017 Trends in State Courts are now being accepted. Please email abstracts of no more than 500 words by October 15, 2016.


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Article: Substance Abuse and Confidentiality: 42 CFR Part 2
Author: Tara Kunkel

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Article: Limited Jurisdiction Courts—Challenges, Opportunities, and Strategies for Action
Author: Janet G. Cornell

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Article: Technology: Evolution of a High Tech Courtroom
Author: Hon. Herbert B. Dixon, Jr.

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Article: Judicial Roles for Modern Courts
Author: Victor Eugene Flango

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Article: Special Programs: Blended Sentencing of Juvenile Offenders
Author:
Fred Cheesman

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Article: Crisis in the Courts
Author: Peter T. Grossi, Jr., Jon L. Mills, Konstantina Vagenas

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Article: Trends in State Courts 2015
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Article: Courthouse Security Incidents Trending Upward: The Challenges Facing State Courts Today
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Article: Understanding HIPPA to Overcome Challenges in Child and Family Cases 
Author: Alicia K. Davis

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Article: Courts Effectively Deliver Remote Self-Help Services 
Author: Stacey Marz

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Article: The Quiet Battle for Problem-Solving Courts
Author: Gordon M. Griller

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Article: A Civic Partnership: How Our Courts Can Help Maximize State Court Civics Education Initiatives
Author: Hon. Sandra Day O'Connor, Ret.

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Article: The Steady Growth of Business Courts
Author: Lee Applebaum

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Article: Recognizing and Combating the "School-To-Prison" Pipeline In Texas
Author: Hon. Wallace B. Jefferson

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Article: New York’s Pro Bono Requirement: The Whys and Hows of Building a Culture of Service in Future Lawyers
Author: Hon. Jonathan Lippman

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Article: Courthouse Observations: Using Staff to Gauge Public Service Quality
Author: Heather Nann Collins

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Article: The Procedural-Fairness Movement Comes of Age
Author: Hon. Steve Leben

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Article: Introduction: Models for Change in Juvenile Justice Reform
Author: Hon. Bobbe J. Bridge

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Article: Litigant Portals Provide a New Approach to Help Self-Represented Litigants
Author: Thomas M. Clarke

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Article: Archive in the Sky, or a Collaborative Approach for Long-Term Records Preservation
Author: Nial Raaen

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Article: The Interstate Compact for the Placement of Children and the National Electronic Interstate Compact Enterprise 
Author: Diana Graski

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Article: A Proactive Approach to Self-Assessment in the Juvenile Justice System
Author: Hon. Mark A. Ingram, Kari L. Harp


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.