NAPCO Conference 2018

The Trial Court Leadership Conference will be held October 14-17, 2018, in St. Louis, Missouri at the Ritz Carlton Hotel. Save the date! More information to follow.

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NAPCO membership is open to presiding, chief and leadership judges, court executives and others …

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Gun Homicide Rate Down 49% since 1993 Peak; Public Unaware

Published: May 7, 2013 | Pew Research Center, Criminal Justice Trends Pace of Decline Slows in Past Decade National rates of gun homicide and other violent gun crimes are strikingly lower now than during their peak in the mid-1990s, paralleling a general decline in violent crime, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of government…

Divorce and the Great Recession

Published May 2012 | Pew Research Center on Demographic Trends The Great Recession’s impact on families, wealth, children, young adults, older Americans and other realms of life raises intriguing questions.  There’s been a recent surge of interest in its affect on divorce and whether and how the poor economy has an impact on marriage dissolution…