September 17, 2012 by Editor
The Indiana Judicial Center began its court employee training program in the spring of 2008. During the fiscal year 2009-10, programs were offered to over one thousand judicial branch personnel, including trial court staff, Supreme Court agency employees, elected Clerks and clerk staff. Four types of employee training formats were offered: state-wide conferences, [...]
On a sunny day in downtown Madison, just two years after a fire nearly destroyed the historic Jefferson County Courthouse, a group of dignitaries, veterans, first responders, media, and local residents gathered to witness the courthouse rededication ceremony.
“The courthouse has been restored to its rightful place as the center of law and government,” remarked Jefferson [...]
An Opportunity for Sharing Best Practices
Judges and court staff from Grant, Hamilton, Jasper, Marion and Morgan counties participated in a two-day court security training session on June 14 and 15, 2011 connected via video conference to teams of their counterparts in the Maryland courts. The National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the State Justice [...]
Every day Indiana’s courts resolve disputes, sentence criminals, assess fines, grant divorces, order custody and visitation, and order the payment of money from one party to another. The inherently contentious nature of the matters that come before our courts sometimes give rise to situations that threaten courthouse security. The development of effective policies [...]