Newsletters & Stories


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May 26, 2021
Tracking courthouse masks policies 

March 24, 2021
2020 data she light on pandemic-related backlogs

March 17, 2021
One year later, what would we have done differently?

February 24, 2021
‘A Year of Testing… A New Way Forward’

February 17, 2021
'Claw & Order’ 😼

February 10, 2021
Are virtual hearings effective in child welfare courts?

January 27, 2021
Contact tracing in courts

January 20, 2021
RRT invites applications for 2021 “Implementation Lab”—plus, updated pandemic resources

January 4, 2021
Can court employees be required to get the coronavirus vaccine?

December 9, 2020
New data shed light on pandemic-related backlogs

November 23, 2020
New study finds the coronavirus lingers for 6 days on stacked materials

November 12, 2020
Coronavirus sniffing dogs: rapid COVID testing in the courthouse 

October 7, 2020
States figuring out how to implement CDC moratorium order

September 21, 2020
The COVID divorce

September 16, 2020
‘The disruption we needed’ can lead to better court services, says CCJ/COSCA

September 14, 2020
New FEMA policy ends financial support to the courts for PPE and disinfecting related to the coronavirus

September 8, 2020
Temporary halt in residential evictions to prevent the further spread of COVID-19

August 26, 2020
Experts to consider how courts will thrive in a post-pandemic world

August 12, 2020
Resources to help your court during and after the pandemic

July 22, 2020
Steps to shrink pandemic-related backlogs

July 1, 2020
Court users aren't the only ones worried about returning to court

June 24, 2020
National poll: Public warming to idea of remote court appearances

June 17, 2020
Providing technology to litigants who don't have access to it

June 10, 2020
Data project may help courts deal with pandemic’s impact

June 10, 2020
COVID-19 and the courts: A case study of contrasts, reengineering and observations

May 27, 2020
NCSC’s International Division keeps busy during pandemic

May 20, 2020
First remote jury trial shows potential for widespread use

May 13, 2020
Will remote hearings improve appearance rates?

May 6, 2020
Resuming court operations webinar attracts 3,200 worldwide

April 29, 2020
The Pandemic RRT creates roadmap to guide state courts forward

April 24, 2020
NCSC International meets with court officials in other countries to gauge their needs 

April 22, 2020 
State courts lead national effort to maintain access to justice despite COVID-19 pandemic

April 14, 2020
How one state keeps courts open while half of its staff works from home

April 10, 2020
State courts getting creative during the coronavirus pandemic

April 6, 2020
CCJ/COSCA's Rapid Response Team hosting a webinar to teach others how to establish remote hearings

April 1, 2020
State court judges embrace virtual hearings as part of the ‘new normal’ 

March 30, 2020
The evolving nature of ‘essential services’ and ‘urgent matters’

March 25, 2020
Helping courts manage jury decisions during COVID-19

March 18, 2020
State courts take steps to protect the public from the coronavirus

February 5, 2020
NCSC helps courts prepare for public health emergencies


Have information to share about how your court is responding? Submit it to

MEDIA INQUIRES: Please contact Lorri Montgomery at 757-262-8694.