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2022 Newsletters

Dec. 28Celebrating unprecedented opportunities in 2022
Dec. 21Remembering Larry Sipes
Dec. 14Eviction diversion facilitators gain new insights during inaugural convening
Dec. 7State of the State Courts survey reveals declining public trust, growing confidence in remote hearings
Nov. 30DEI professionals grow network, learning opportunities at convening
Nov. 18Oregon Circuit Judge Nan G. Waller receives William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence
Nov. 9New toolkit provides guidance for adopting pandemic-era procedural improvements
Nov. 2Judicial Salary Tracker update delivers an improved user experience
Oct. 26 Judicial Task Force releases final report on state courts' response to mental illness
Oct. 19 NCSC report, design challenge to inspire innovative approaches to space planning
Oct. 12 NCSC introduces a remote proceedings toolkit
Oct. 5 With 80% of its workforce now remote, NCSC shutters Denver office
Sept. 28 Weighted workload assessment model expands to pretrial services
Sept. 21 Quality, not quantity, is the key to more diverse master jury lists
Sept. 14 Critical Conversations project addresses barriers to procedural justice in domestic violence cases
Sept. 7 New data: Courts cleared more criminal cases in 2021 than were filed
Aug. 31 NCSC launches Court Backlog Reduction Simulator
Aug. 24  Celebrating 100 episodes of Tiny Chats
Aug. 17 Court professionals attend national FEMA training on continuity of operations
Aug. 10  NCSC assists Delaware courts with strategic planning to improve diversity
Aug. 3 NCSC publishes Best Practices for Court Building Security 2022 edition
July 27 Indiana, Virginia court leaders take the helm as presidents of CCJ, COSCA
July 20 Trends in State Courts 2022: Best practices, innovative approaches to court administration
July 13 Institute for Court Management goes virtual, graduating 50th class of fellows
July 6 Court associations gearing up for busy conference season
June 29 Improving court forms, expanding access to justice
June 22 eCourts 2022 agenda showcases leading court innovators
June 15 NCSC launches hybrid hearings initiative to help identify best practices
June 8 New videos explain the basics of conservatorships
June 1 NCSC announces $10 million grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation to improve housing stability
May 25 Blueprint for Racial Justice offers guidance, resources for courts
May 18 New study to engage underserved communities, explore post-pandemic access to justice
May 11 eCourts 2022 to focus on "The Great Shift" 
May 4 Guidance for trauma-responsive virtual hearings is now available
Apr. 27 NCSC’s 2022 Civics Education Essay Contest: 2,765 essays, 27 amendments, 9 winners
Apr. 20 Future courthouse planning features flexible hybrid courtrooms, technology
Apr. 13 NCSC releases new recommendations for pandemic-informed weighted caseload models
Apr. 6 Task force releases comprehensive guidelines, principles for juvenile mental health diversion
Mar. 30 NCSC's 2021 Annual Report reflects on the past, present and future
Mar. 23 NCSC welcomes new members to its executive team
Mar. 16 Two years after the pandemic, what are we doing differently?
Mar. 9 NCSC works to address high-volume dockets, improve user experience
Mar. 2 Report identifies 277 federal laws that obligate state courts
Feb. 23 Study finds remote hearings take longer, but improve access
Feb. 16 Court associations use video tech to maintain member connections
Feb. 9 Behind the scenes: The making of a Tiny Chat
Feb. 2 Rural Justice Collaborative to focus on research in 2022
Jan. 26 Newly released data shows the pandemic’s effect on case filings
Jan. 19 NCSC International strategic plan set to strengthen judicial systems, expand reach
Jan. 12 Jury size: Does it matter?
Jan. 5 New tool to help state courts address backlogs

2021 Newsletters

Dec. 29 2021: An eventful 50th year for NCSC
Dec. 15 New Eviction Diversion Initiative to help state courts nationwide
Dec. 1 A ‘call to arms’ to improve case management
Nov. 17 Accomplished court, legal leaders to be inducted into NCSC’s Burger Society
Nov. 10 Survey says: Public supports remote hearings as a ‘new normal’
Nov. 3 NCSC launches guardianship projects in four states
Oct. 27 NCSC leads effort to combat bias in criminal justice abroad
Oct. 20 NCSC language access work helps Ethiopians in D.C.
Oct. 13 NCSC developing racial justice assessment tool
Oct. 6 Remote hearings: Judges discuss the good and the bad
Sept. 29 Updated CourTools will include remote hearings
Sept. 22 Greater parent participation, efficiencies seen in virtual child welfare hearings
Sept. 15 Former Texas court administrator now leading NCSC's consulting division
Sept. 8 New report: Mental health competency hearings need reform
Sept. 1 Find the latest pandemic information for courts at ncsc.org
Aug. 25 New NCSC courthouse book reveals trends, innovations
Aug. 18 Training increases judges’ understanding of opioid use disorder
Aug. 11 Stay current with 2021’s Trends in State Courts
Aug. 4 Salary survey shows most judges received modest pay hikes
July 28 Court leaders from Rhode Island, Minnesota to lead CCJ/COSCA
July 21 Guardianship survey shows courts have made progress but must do more
July 14 NCSC leads court improvement projects in Tunisia
July 8 Leading innovator, author, 'mad scientist' to open CTC 2021
June 30 Working to make rural justice a reality
June 23 NCSC offers eviction diversion resources
June 15 NCSC creates courses for treatment court professionals
June 9 Data helps California court officials during the pandemic
June 2 ICM reaches pandemic-related milestone
May 26 Tracking courthouse mask policies 😷
May 19 It's time to implement NODS...
May 12 eWhat courts can learn from implicit bias research
May 5 How we're helping Malaysia? Strengthening its judiciary
Apr. 28 Winners of our essay contest are revealed
Apr. 22 The Mental Health Task Force has a plan
Apr. 14 NCSC helping tribal courts master jury management
Apr. 7 NCSC working to help courts achieve social justice, equity, and inclusion
Mar. 31 Answers about collecting race and ethnicity data
Mar. 24 2020 data she light on pandemic-related backlogs
Mar. 17 One year later, what would we have done differently?
Mar. 11 50 years later, NCSC celebrates its founding moment
March 3 New guide to help courts plan for natural disasters
Feb. 24 "A Year of Testing...A New Way Forward'
Feb. 17 'Claw & Order’ 😼
Feb. 10 Are virtual hearings effective in child welfare courts?
Feb. 3 Making a difference in Latin America  🗺️
Jan. 27 Courts count on NCSC to collect criminal data
Jan. 20 RRT invites applications for 2021 “Implementation Lab”—plus, updated pandemic resources
Jan. 13 Are all of the right people making it into your jury pools?
Jan. 6 Today’s assignment: 📝Learn about NCSC’s essay contest!