News releases

2021 Releases

November 24 Seven accomplished court, legal leaders inducted into Warren E. Burger Society
October 29 Rural Justice Collaborative announces rural justice innovation sites
October 29 State court leaders laud renewed federal focus on access to justice
October 28 Texas district clerk to receive 2021 G. Thomas Munsterman Award for Jury Innovation
October 12 Louisiana judge to receive William H. Rehnquist Award for Judicial Excellence
September 21 Videos about courts that are interesting, informative, and, yes, funny
September 2 Arizona-based sociologist receives 2020 Warren E. Burger Award for Excellence in Court Administration
September 2 New council set to expand education, training for nation’s treatment courts
August 30 Conference of Chief Justices, NCSC point to Attorney General’s letter: “State courts are on front lines of the eviction crisis”
August 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
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