The Art and Practice of Court Administration

1st Edition

Alexander B. Aikman

Routledge
Published December 15, 2006
Reference - 484 Pages - 4 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849372216 - CAT# AU7221
Series: Public Administration and Public Policy

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Summary

The Art and Practice of Court Administration explores the context in which court administration is practiced and identifiesthe qualities and skills court administrators need.

Divided into two major parts, part one covers the history of the field

and how courts are organized, environmental conditions in which court administration is practiced, special impact on courts of the elected clerk of court, prosecutor, and the sheriff, the judge’s administrative roles, as well as how a judge’s judicial and administrative roles work with management. The second part reviews a new approach for setting and adjusting priorities among the multiple functions courts perform—the Hierarchy of Court Administration. It defines priorities, analyzes court roles that establish mission critical functions, and sets an agenda for advancing courts throughout this century.

Thorough and complete, The Art and Practice of Court Administration details how courts operate, the court administrator’s position and responsibilities, and approachestoissues and problems.

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