News releases

2021 Releases

July 16 Joint Statement of Commitment to Continuing Cooperation, SAMHSA-CCJ-COSCA
June 18 NCSC offers eviction diversion resources
May 19 Ohio Supreme Court's Civic Education Program named 2021 Sandra Day O'Connor Award recipient
May 10 State court leaders launch national initiative to improve racial equity in the justice system
April 26 Texas and California students earn top honors in NCSC's 2021 Civics Education Essay Contest
March 29 Indiana Supreme Court administrator receives national Distinguished Service Award
February 26 New Rural Justice Collaborative works to solve justice issues
February 25 Introducing the Chief Justice Mark S. Cady Family Justice Reform Initiative
February 11 Adoption of Virtual Services in Judicially Led Diversion Programs Preliminary Survey Findings

2020 Releases

December 10 NCSC’s evaluation shows potential for Utah’s ODR project
October 20 Texas Chief Justice receives national award for judicial innovation
September 30 Bold national guidelines outlined to strengthen family courts
September 23 Arizona IT director to receive NCSC’s 2020 G. Thomas Munsterman Award for Jury Innovation
September 17 Chief justices: Goodnight Status Quo
September 14Statement on the passing of Chief Justice Ralph D. Gants
September 3 Texas judge to receive William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence
September 2 Edwin T. Bell joins NCSC in newly created position to address racial equity in the courts
August 11 Kentucky court director named to leadership positions in two national court organizations
August 5 Virginia administrator elected to national  court leadership position
August 3 Chief Justice of Texas Supreme Court named to lead two national court organizations
June 16 Co-chairs named to lead task force on improving state court responses to people with mental health issues
June 1 Colorado program receives Sandra Day O'Connor Award for Advancement of Civics Education
April 23Students from California, New Jersey and Arizona win top honors in NCSC’s Civics Education Essay Contest
April 20State courts lead national effort to maintain access to justice despite COVID-19 pandemic