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Justice Programs Office

Brevard County, FL

 

I. Workshop Introduction (Download .zip files)

  • Faculty Biographies
  • List of Attendees
  • Workshop Agenda

II. Background Technical Assistance Reports (Download .zip files)

  • Review of Criminal Case Calendaring and Related Caseflow Management Practices in Brevard County (Viera), Florida. Ernest Friesen. December 18, 2008.
  • Comments Regarding Issues to Incorporate in Brevard County Training Program. Judge Jeffrey Coker (Ret.). February 28, 2011

III. Introduction/Establishing the Frame of Reference (Download .zip files)

  • Quiz: Factors Associated with Timely Disposition of Criminal Cases
  • Ernest Friesen's Reverse Telescope
  • "Caseflow Management Process Essentials" by Judge Jeffrey Coker (Ret.)
  • Sample Continuance Policies
  • CourTools Summary

IV. Information Support for Judicial Supervision of Case Progress (Download .zip files)

  • Brevard County Case Processing Statistics from Clerk of Court's reports: 2010 – 2011 (first half)
  • Brevard County Case Processing Statistics from State Attorney's Office: 2010 – 2011 (first half)
  • Jury trials in 2nd half of 2010

V. Differentiated Case Management (DCM) in the Circuit and County Court Settings (Download .zip files)

  • "A Simple Guide to Differentiated Case Management" Maureen Solomon
  • BJA Differentiated Case Management Program Brief
  • Sample DCM Program Summaries: Berrien County, Michigan and Pierce County, Washington
  • "Differentiated Case Management; What Is it? How Effective Has it Been?" by J. Kelley Arnold, Caroline S. Cooper, Legrome Davis, Thomas Mott, George Nicola, Rudolph J. Rossetti and Ronald Taylor.
  • "Developing Felony Tracks". Hon. Legrome Davis
  • "A Three-Track Criminal Program" Ronald Taylor
  • "Sample 'Fall-Out' Chart (Criminal Caseload)"
  • Scheduling Analysis Form
  • Tracking Criteria
  • Introductory Segments for Caseflow Management Scenarios

VI. Workshop Evaluation Form (Download .zip files)

  • Evaluation Form

VII. Additional Resources (Download .zip files)

Background Information on BJA Criminal Courts Technical Assistance Project

  • Description of the BJA Criminal Courts Technical Assistance Project (CCTAP)
  • Description of the BJA Criminal Courts Technical Assistance Project Criminal Case Management Improvement Initiative (CMII)

Sample Case Management Plans

  • DUI Case Processing Plan: Coconino County Limited Jurisdiction Courts
  • Flagstaff Municipal Court DUI Case Management Plan

General Reference Materials

  • Brian Ostrom and Richard Schauffler. "Strengthening Caseflow Management." National Association for Court Management, 2008.
  • Ernest Friesen. "Caseflow Management: A Prescription for Renewal." National Association for Court Management, 2008.
  • Maureen Solomon. "Observations Concerning Effective Caseflow Management in Common Law Countries." 2006

Self Assessment Resources

  • Ernest Friesen. "Caseflow Management Excellence: A Challenge to Court Managers."
  • Maureen Solomon. "Criminal Caseflow Management: Court Self-Assessment Instrument."
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