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Blog Posts by Alan Carlson

Redefining Case Management: A Court Administrator Perspective

Alan Carlson
IAALS’ recent publication, Redefining Case Management, provides an updated set of civil case management guidelines. Notably, the discussion surrounding strong case management by the court is not focused on the overall pace of litigation; the goals are “fair, efficient, and accountable” case management, not just faster...

Change the Culture, Change the System: Perspectives from a California Court Administrator

Guest Post
Alan Carlson
Toward the end of last year when I first read IAALS’ report, Change the Culture, Change the System: Top 10 Cultural Shifts Needed to Create the Courts of Tomorrow , I had feelings of both trepidation and hope. It said a lot of things I have often thought about, but have not always spoken up about. I also shared the...