News releases

2023 Releases

Dec.1 Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, judicial trailblazer and friend of NCSC, leaves a legacy of public service
Nov. 27 National judicial leaders launch task force on legal education and admissions
Nov. 20 Warren E. Burger Society honors national court, legal leaders
Oct. 20 Statement on the killing of Maryland Judge Andrew Wilkinson
Oct. 20 Arizona judge honored with national jury innovation award
Aug. 22 Judge James E. Doyle, IV , of Nebraska, to receive William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence
Aug. 8 National eviction diversion effort to award $2 million to 10 housing courts
Aug. 3 DC Court of Appeals chief judge to lead two national court organizations
Aug. 3 South Dakota court administrator to lead two national court administration organizations
May 9 California, Utah, Florida students earn top prize in National Center for State Courts civics education essay contest
May 8 Court of Appeals of Indiana receives  national civics education honor
April 12 Kentucky State Courts Administrative Director Laurie K. Givens to join National Center for State Courts
April 6 National study finds expedited action rules can ease civil case backlogs
March 15 Oregon trial court administrator receives national Warren E. Burger Award
March 1 Former Minnesota judiciary IT leader to join National Center for State Courts
Feb. 24 Arkansas disciplinary counsel to lead judicial ethics effort at the National Center for State Courts
Feb. 15 National Center for State Courts awarded $584k grant to create new Census of State Courts
Feb. 6 Conference of Chief Justices President Loretta H. Rush stresses importance of mental health crisis, civics education in ABA address

2022 Releases

Dec. 19 Free online course helps caretakers understand guardianship, options for supported decision-making
Dec. 7 Statement on the passing of former NCSC President Larry L. Sipes
Nov. 21 National  court, legal leaders celebrated with Warren E. Burger Society honor
Oct. 25 Judicial Task Force studying serious mental illness releases final report and recommendations
Oct. 21 Kansas judge honored with national jury innovation award
Oct. 20 Oregon judge to receive William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence
Oct. 19 Judicial Task Force Studying Serious Mental Illness to Release Final Report and Recommendations on Oct. 25
Oct. 12 Las Vegas Justice Court receives $1.25 million NCSC eviction diversion grant to improve housing stability
Sept. 28 North Dakota court administrator receives prestigious Warren E. Burger Award
Sept. 15 Quality, not quantity, is the key to more diverse master jury lists
July 27 Indiana chief justice takes the helm of two national court organizations
July 27 Virginia court administrator to lead two national court organizations
June 13 Conservatorship videos to explain basics, ways to prevent elder abuse and exploitation
June 1 National Center for State Courts announces $10 million grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation to improve housing stability across the country
May 10 Baylor University’s iEngage Summer Civics Institute named 2022 Sandra Day O’Connor Award recipient
Apr. 26 North Carolina, Wisconsin and Texas students win top honors in NCSC’s 2022 Civics Education Essay Contest
Feb. 23 National Center for State Courts study finds remote hearings take longer, but improve access
Feb. 7 Rural justice programs across country to receive recognition
Feb. 2 National research shows support for virtual court hearings, services in diversion programs
Jan. 14 State Chief Justices call for end to business as usual in ‘eviction courts’ in Times guest essay