Courts must take the lead in helping society’s most vulnerable populations: juveniles and the elderly. Trends in State Courts 2014 will focus on juvenile justice and elder issues, as well as other topics important to our justice system.

Past Editions

Articles from past editions of Trends in State Courts are available in the NCSC Library e-Collection. Choosing a subject area below will search for and return all Trends articles on that subject published from 2000-2014.

Access to Justice  Ethics    Mental Health Courts
Adoption Family Courts   Municipal Courts
Aging Financial   NIEM
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)  Fines, Costs, and Fees    Performance Measurement
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)  Foreclosures    Privacy
Appellate  Green Courts   Pro Se
Capital Punishment Human Resources Management Probate
Caseflow Management Identity Theft Problem-Solving Courts
Civics Immigration Public Access to Court Records
Court Culture Indigent Defense Public Trust and Confidence
Court Interpretation Interbranch Relations Racial Fairness
Court-Community Initiatives International Trends Reengineering
Courthouse Design and Finance Judicial Administration Science, Technology, & the Law
Courts on the Web Judicial Compensation Security and the Courts
Cultural Diversity Judicial Education Sentencing
Custody and Support Judicial Independence Special Sections
Dependency Court Improvement Judicial Performance Evaluation State of the Judiciary
Document Management Judicial Selection & Retention State-Federal Relations
Domestic Violence Jury Systems Strategic Planning
Driving while Impaired (DWI) Justice Information Systems Technology Leadership
Drug Courts Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Tech Planning/Acquisition
E-Courts Leadership & Change Management Traffic Courts and Procedures
Elder Abuse Marriage & Divorce Video Technologies
Election Law Media Relations
Electronic Filing
Emergency Preparedness

Reports are part of the National Center for State Courts' "Report on Trends in State Courts" and "Future Trends in State Courts" series.
Opinions herein are those of the authors, not necessarily of the National Center for State Courts.