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National Judicial Outreach Week: March 1-10

Each year, NAPCO has supported the American Bar Association’s National Judicial Outreach Week (NJOW) that encourages judges – and court leaders – to dedicate time to foster a greater understanding in their communities about courts and their important function in our democratic system of justice. The theme this year, as in the past, is the same: “Preserving the Rule of Law.”

NAPCO Conference Evaluations Confirm Productive Pair Emphasis is on Target

As a new trial court leadership / improvement organization on the national scene, NAPCO’s first three annual conferences – Cleveland (2016), Phoenix (2017), and St. Louis (2018) – appear to be well received based on assessments by presiding judges, court executives, and others who’ve attended. Overall, each of these events were ranked “good to excellent” by 96% or more of those completing an internet evaluation after each conference.

Improving Felony Caseflow

The National Center for State Courts, in collaboration with the judges and staff of the Superior Court in Maricopa County (Phoenix) and NAPCO will present a 2.5-day workshop December 3-5, 2018, focused on hands-on, evidence-based methods to improve felony case processing and reduce needless delay. The seminar is the first time NAPCO has co-sponsored a separate educational program outside its annual conference.