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Implementation of CJI Committee Recommendations

Civil Justice Reform Efforts in Illinois Show Benefits of New Case Management Tools and Technology

Brooke Meyer
​In June, the National Center for States Courts released the second in a series of evaluations of civil justice reform demonstration pilot projects around the country. The report details efforts in the 22nd Judicial Circuit of Illinois, located in McHenry County, where the pilot primarily focused on implementing civil...

Civil Justice Reform in Florida Includes Successes and Lessons Learned for Case Management Teams

Brittany Kauffman
Brooke Meyer
The National Center for States Courts has released the first in a series of evaluations of civil justice reform demonstration pilot projects around the country. The pilot, in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida, focused on implementing civil case management teams (CCMTs)—an innovative court staffing model...

Case Management Training in Maine Furthers Civil Justice Reform Momentum

Brooke Meyer
On April 29, Maine continued its efforts toward civil justice reform by conducting an all-day Civil Justice Reform Training Conference, designed to familiarize the state's justices, judges, and court staff with the establishment of three different case tracks and corresponding proposed amendments to Maine’s rules of...

Workshops Bring Oxygen and Sunshine to Civil Justice Reforms

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Jennifer D. Bailey
IAALS, in partnership with the National Center for State Courts (NCSC), continued its leadership on implementing Civil Justice Initiative reforms at a workshop held in Phoenix, Arizona, January 18-19. The program, The Nuts and Bolts of Civil Justice Reform, was co-sponsored by the NCSC and the Maricopa County Superior...