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Title: NATIONAL CENTER FOR STATE COURTS - ANNUAL REPORT 1979
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: National Ctr for State Courts
Publications Dept
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 35
Sponsoring Agency: National Ctr for State Courts
Williamsburg, VA 23185
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 80-CJ-AX-0015
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Type: Report (Annual/Periodic)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: GOALS, PROJECTS, PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES, AND CONTINUING SERVICES OF THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR STATE COURTS DURING 1979 ARE DISCUSSED. A FINANCIAL REPORT IS INCLUDED.
Abstract: IN 1979, THE CENTER ESTABLISHED THREE PRIMARY GOALS AND TWO ENABLING GOALS TO DIRECT FUTURE ACTIVITIES. THE CENTER WILL CONDUCT RESEARCH PROJECTS ON COURTS AND COURT-RELATED TOPICS TO IDENTIFY NEEDS AND PROVIDE SOLUTIONS TO STATE COURT PROBLEMS. IT WILL SERVE AS A TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE RESOURCE FOR THE TRANSFER AND ADAPTATION OF IMPROVEMENTS IN COURT STANDARDS, MANAGEMENT, AND TECHNOLOGY. THE CENTER WILL ALSO SERVE AS A CLEARINGHOUSE THROUGH WHICH MEMBERS OF THE COURT COMMUNITY CAN EXCHANGE INFORMATION AND ENCOURAGE IMPROVEMENTS IN STATE COURT ADMINISTRATION, PRACTICES, AND PROCEDURES. ENABLING GOALS INCLUDE ESTABLISHMENT OF A STABLE FUNDING BASE AND MAINTAINING A HIGH QUALITY STAFF. SOME OF THE RESEARCH PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN OR CONTINUED IN 1979 FOCUSED ON IMPLEMENTATION OF STANDARDS OF JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION, FOLLOWUP TO THE SECOND NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE JUDICIARY, STATE COURT FINANCING, REDUCING TRIAL COURT DELAY, COURT IMPROVEMENT THROUGH ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY, AND ALTERNATIVES TO INCARCERATION. REGIONAL OFFICE PROJECTS INVOLVED STUDIES OF CASEFLOW MANAGEMENT, GENERAL ADMINISTRATION, COURT REPORTING, AND RECORDS MANAGEMENT. IN ADDITION, THE CENTER CONTINUED ITS SERVICES IN RESEARCH, INFORMATION, PUBLICATIONS, AND LIBRARY AREAS. ASSETS FOR 1979 TOTALED $4,143,650, WITH AN EQUAL AMOUNT OF LIABILITIES. TABLES AND PHOTOGRAPHS ARE PROVIDED. (LWM)
Index Term(s): Court system; Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA); Law reform; National Center for State Courts (NCSC); State courts
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