NASJE’s Northeast Region held a regional meeting at the NASJE 2011 Conference.
The closing plenary session at the 2011 NASJE Annual Conference explored the use, benefit and impact of curriculum-based planning on the justice system.
NASJE’s Southeast Region held a regional meeting at the NASJE 2011 Conference.
NASJE’s Midwest Region held a regional meeting at the NASJE 2011 Conference.
The attendees discussed several topics: distance learning, curriculum development vs. event-based planning, participation of committees of court managers and staff in governance and education planning, use by attendees at education programs of an electronic device such as a BlackBerry.
Tom Langhorne of Virginia explained the roles logic, personality, life experiences, and values play in decision making.
The session was an interesting discussion of recent breakthroughs into the physical manifestation of cognitive/emotional behaviors, and a quick journey through articles and other literature and cinema that reveal, and teach us about, our implicit biases and emotional intelligence.
Theresa Robinson focused on burnout in the workplace, and she had the perfect audience for this topic—judicial educators, court personnel, and judicial officers.
About a dozen people from NASJE and NACM reported on their interests and experiences with foreign judicial organizations during a meeting of the NASJE International Committee at the 2011 NASJE/NACM conference.
With the Honorable Sandra Day O’Connor in attendance, the Honorable Jean Hoefer Toal, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of South Carolina, delivered an inspiring and motivating keynote address to the combined NACM and NASJE participants at the 2011 Annual Conference.
Budget cuts, distance learning, and managing public perception were just a few of the topics discussed by state directors of judicial branch education during a forum at the 2011 NASJE Annual Conference in Las Vegas.
NASJE’s Western Region held a regional meeting at the NASJE 2011 Conference.
The faculty, Lynn Hecht Schafran and Claudia J. Bayliff, discussed a very disturbing trend: The fact that the verbiage most commonly used to describe consensual sex is written in court decisions, newspaper articles, online blogs, and even spoken in news broadcasts to describe sexual violence against women and children.