August, 2011

Thursday, August 11, 2011
This national conference considered ways to improve existing processes for evaluating the performance of appellate judges and for informing voters about evaluation results. Chief Justice Mark Cady of the Iowa Supreme Court was the featured speaker.

October, 2010

Thursday, October 21, 2010
In October 2010, IAALS hosted more than 100 guests, Board members, and friends of the Institute for our fourth annual award dinner (now the Rebuilding Justice Award Dinner). This year's recipients of the Transparent Courthouse® Award were Nevada Senator William J. Raggio, Nevada Assembly Speaker Barbara E. Buckley, and former Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer, posthumously.

October, 2009

Thursday, October 22, 2009
New Hampshire Chief Justice John T. Broderick Jr. received a standing ovation from a capacity crowd of judges, attorneys, and business leaders at the 2009 Transparent Courthouse® Award Dinner (now the Rebuilding Justice Award Dinner) in October 2009.

September, 2009

IAALS Leadership Series
Wednesday, September 9, 2009
In September 2009, more than 70 veteran attorneys, business executives, and judges gathered to discuss an issue that many believe has had the biggest impact on the practice of law in recent years – electronic discovery. Part of the IAALS Leadership Series.

March, 2009

Anecdotes to Action
Monday, March 2, 2009 to Tuesday, March 3, 2009
IAALS hosted the 2009 Civil Rules Summit. Thirty-two renowned civil justice system experts including U.S. District Court Judge Lee Rosenthal gathered to discuss America's civil justice system problems, but with a greater emphasis on identifying solutions.

October, 2008

Wednesday, October 22, 2008
In October 2008, a distinguished group of judges, attorneys, and business leaders gathered to recognize the extraordinary work of Utah Supreme Court Chief Justice Christine M. Durham, who was honored for her achievements in building a more responsive and effective court system.

August, 2008

Tuesday, August 5, 2008 to Wednesday, August 6, 2008
In August 2008, judges, JPE coordinators, and experts from nearly 20 states attended this forum, hosted by IAALS. This two-day conference featured two tracks of panel sessions, one focusing on building a JPE program from the ground up, and the other emphasizing advanced strategies for jurisdictions with existing JPE programs.

October, 2007

Wednesday, October 10, 2007
In October 2007, United State Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor (Ret.) received the inaugural Transparent Courthouse® Award for a lifetime of work to promote excellence in America's courts.

August, 2007

Thursday, August 9, 2007
In fall 2007, IAALS and the American Judicature Society (AJS) hosted a panel discussion at the National Conference of State Legislatures’ Annual Meeting. The panel discussion was selected as a Top Ten Forum from among 200 policy presentations.

April, 2007

Sunday, April 1, 2007
In Spring 2007, IAALS hosted an unprecedented gathering of state Supreme Court Justices, federal and state court judges and top legal reform experts from the U.S. and England. Civil justice system best practices in Oregon, Colorado, and Singapore were discussed and Lord Harry Woolf of Barnes—the architect of England’s legal system overhaul—made a presentation.