Shelf Number: 1600 - 07
Report discusses how improved state and federal judicial cooperation can address judicial independence, the nature and scope of public criticism and its sources. Participants in the American Judicature Society's Midwest Conference on State-Federal Judicial Relationships expressed concern over the public's incomplete understanding of what courts do, how the court system operates and the difference between state and federal courts. Joint public education was decided on as the best means to combat this lack of understanding. Discusses judicial public outreach- mainly judicial response to public criticism, relationships with the media and innovative public outreach programs. Includes materials for small group sessions, a conference agenda, and a judge questionnaire and methodology.
Available Media: Print
Faculty Author: Kevin M. Esterling
Producer: American Judicature Society
Seminar: Midwest Regional Conference on State-Federal Judicial Relationships