Monthly Archives: May 2012

The Judicial Institute on Adolescent Relationship Abuse

July 9-11, 2012, in Phoenix, Arizona, the NCJFCJ, Futures Without Violence, and the Office for Victims of Crimes, will offer a new 3-day, highly interactive workshop that will help state court and tribal court judges enhance their skills and ability to respond to cases involving adolescents and relationship abuse.

Cutting Edge: Personal Best

There is a recent New Yorker article that asks how to be your best and in the course of that discussion addresses the issue of coaching for experienced practitioners (the article focuses on surgeons). There might, in fact, be implications…

Transitions – Spring 2012

Please join us in welcoming the following new NASJE members: Hon. Linda L. Chezem, Professor, Purdue University, Mooresville, IN Ms. Courtney Gabriele, Program Attorney, Texas Center for the Judiciary, Austin, TX Ms. Cynthia Hensley, Education Coordinator, New Mexico Judicial Education…

Judicial Balance: Lessons for Law and Life

One of the American Inns of Court recently sponsored a program focused on what it called “threats to the judiciary.” These ranged from examples in rambunctious political debate to media effects on trials to the personal safety of judicial officers.

Thiagi Gameletter

February issue of Thiagi GameLetter You can read it by visiting http://thiagi.com/pfp/february2012.php Here are the contents of this issue: An invitation to my workshop in Indianapolis. An article on 15 different types of card games for training. COMMON AND UNCOMMON,…

From the President

Dear NASJE Members, I hope that each of you has a wonderful spring and summer. In the coming two months, the Diversity, Access and Fairness Committee and the Website and Technology Committee will present two webcasts. On Tuesday, May 22…

NASJE Southeast Regional Newsletter

Director’s Message from Cynthia D. Davis Dear Southeast Region Members: As your representative on the NASJE Board, I encourage you to make plans to attend the 2012 NASJE Conference. Please mark the dates to attend: August 5-8, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. The…

SJI News

The latest SJI News is available at the SJI website. Some of the latest stories (as of this writing): SJI Board Awards FY 2012 Second Quarter Grants SJI Board Awards Strategic Initiative Grants on Self-Represented Litigation and the State Courts Status…

Green Meeting Planning

At the last NASJE Annual Conference, an effort was made to reduce paper handouts by having material available online through the website of our conference partner the National Association of State Court Administrators. Several informal discussions were held about efforts…