News releases

2023 Releases

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

2021 Releases

Dec. 29 NCSC statement on the passing of Retired Justice Mary Fairhurst of Washington
Dec. 13 National Center for State Courts launches grant program to boost eviction diversion efforts
Nov. 24 Seven accomplished court, legal leaders inducted into Warren E. Burger Society
Oct. 29 Rural Justice Collaborative announces rural justice innovation sites
Oct. 29 State court leaders laud renewed federal focus on access to justice
Oct. 28 Texas district clerk to receive 2021 G. Thomas Munsterman Award for Jury Innovation
Oct. 12 Louisiana judge to receive William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence
Sept. 21 Videos about courts that are interesting, informative, and, yes, funny
Sept. 2 Arizona-based sociologist receives 2020 Warren E. Burger Award for Excellence in Court Administration
Sept. 2 New council set to expand education, training for nation’s treatment courts
Aug. 30 Conference of Chief Justices, NCSC point to Attorney General’s letter: “State courts are on front lines of the eviction crisis”
Aug. 12 State supreme court chief justices, NCSC president discuss eviction crisis with Attorney General
July 28 Minnesota state court administrator to lead two national court organizations
July 28 Rhode Island Supreme Court chief justice to lead two national court organizations
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
Apr. 26 Texas and California students earn top honors in NCSC's 2021 Civics Education Essay Contest
Mar. 29 Indiana Supreme Court administrator receives national Distinguished Service Award
Feb. 26 New Rural Justice Collaborative works to solve justice issues
Feb. 25 Introducing the Chief Justice Mark S. Cady Family Justice Reform Initiative
Feb. 11 Adoption of Virtual Services in Judicially Led Diversion Programs Preliminary Survey Findings