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Coronavirus and the courts

Courts around the country are responding to the coronavirus in numerous ways, working to balance public health and safety with access and openness. NCSC is compiling resources, news, court orders, and more and updating this page on a daily basis.

State court statements on racial justice

State court leaders from around the country have issued numerous statements on the cause of racial justice. Our round-up includes statements from Chief Justices, entire state Supreme Courts, and trial courts. Read them all here.

NCSC in the news

Washington Country Sheriff to use electronic monitoring to manage jail population

The committee took no action on Adelman's future, with several justices of the peace saying they want to wait for a final report on the county's criminal justice system that should be completed later this month. Representatives of the National Center for State Courts, which is doing the study, gave the committee a brief presentation on their work Tuesday but presented no recommendations.

Face coverings will be required at all Minnesota courthouses beginning Monday

Requiring face coverings will allow for the continued safe, methodical expansion of court proceedings, the judge wrote. In support for her decision, she cited a public opinion survey by the National Center for State Courts released in June that found 70% of respondents would be more comfortable in a court facility where masks were required.

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Students from California, New Jersey and Arizona win top honors in NCSC’s Civics Education Essay Contest

Students from California, New Jersey and Arizona won first place in the National Center for State Courts’ (NCSC) 2020 Civics Education Essay Contest. Read the full press release.

State courts lead national effort to maintain access to justice despite COVID-19 pandemic

While the COVID-19 pandemic is putting unparalleled pressure on government at all levels, state courts are findings ways to remain open to provide essential services to the public. This includes ensuring that cases involving constitutional rights and public safety receive the highest priority.

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Email newsletters

What interests you? Social media and the courts? Traffic legislation? State courts and the economy? We provide newsletters on various aspects of the court world. Check our newsletters out and subscribe.

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Get the latest news on NCSC and the court community on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest or LinkedIn. View NCSC highlights on Vimeo.

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The Communications Office responds to media requests; provides publication and marketing support to NCSC divisions and court associations; and markets NCSC products and services.\Reporters should contact Director of Communications Lorri Montgomery at 757-259-1525.

Get NCSC news releases

If you're interested in receiving news releases from NCSC, send an e-mail to Director of Communications Lorri Montgomery with your name and e-mail address. Please include "Add Me to Release Mailing List" in the subject line.