New website offers resources for managing high-profile cases

Williamsburg, Va. April 17, 2017 – A high-profile case can land in your court with little or no warning. If unprepared, such cases can create chaos, absorb resources, and place your court at the center of an intense media spotlight. Judges and court professionals now have instant online access to the tools necessary to plan and […]

Judicial Outreach Webinar

A review of why judicial outreach is needed to help educate various publics on the importance of courts. Judicial Outreach Ideas Successful Programs Available Resources May 5, 2017, 9 am PDT | 10 am MDT | 11 am CDT | 12 pm EDT FREE Sign Up    

CCPIO Constitution

The name of this organization shall be the Conference of Court Public Information Officers and the purpose of the Conference is to exchange information, ideas, and best practices for improving and promoting the mission of the court public information officer in educating and informing diverse constituencies about the courts and the rule of law in society. […]

Fourth Report Released on New Media’s Impact on the Judiciary

Aug. 7, 2013: SALT LAKE CITY, UT – An increasing number of courts are implementing rules to control the use of new media like Facebook and Twitter in the courtroom, according to a survey report released today by the Conference of Court Public Information Officers. The 2013 CCPIO New Media Survey contains the results of a […]

Survey Report Released on New Media’s Impact on the Judiciary

For Immediate Release: Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 WASHINGTON, D.C. – A survey report released today gives the judicial community in the United States its first year-to-year comparison data to further unravel how social media and broader changes in the media industry are impacting state and local judges and courts. The results of the 2011 CCPIO […]

Judges and Courts on Social Media? Report Released on New Media’s Impact on the Judiciary

For Immediate Release:  Thursday, August 26, 2010 WILLIAMSBURG, VA –A first-of-its-kind nationwide survey on new media and the courts shows that state judges and court staff recognize the potential impact of social media on the administration of justice and are taking a close look at both the ramifications and opportunities. More than a third of […]

Gary Vaynerchuk Teaches Basic Social Media Principles to CNN

While from a business perspective, this video is a great primer on the basics of social media. How does all this translate for courts?

Twitter use in courtrooms

Michael Sommermeyer, court information officer for the Clark County (Las Vegas, Nev.) Courts talks about the implications of Twitter use in courtrooms.