Procedural Fairness

Procedural Fairness for Judicial Officers and Court Personnel

When employed in a court setting, procedural fairness provides a framework for prioritizing and enhancing court users’ trust in the fairness of our courts. Developed in collaboration with the National Center for State Courts’ Institute for Court Management and with support from the State Justice Institute, this course will provide judicial officers and court personnel at all levels with an introduction to the core concepts, research, and tools necessary to build public trust and practice procedural fairness though their interactions with court users and members of the public.

As a result of participating in this course, participants will be able to:
  • Define the concept of procedural fairness and its alignment with the purposes & responsibilities of courts
  • Summarize the research associated with procedural fairness
  • Identify practices that judicial officers and court personnel can implement to promote procedural fairness
  • Plan for challenges associated with implementing and sustaining procedural fairness practices

Estimated Time to Complete Course: One Hour

Consult the FAQ page for helpful instructions prior to starting this training.

Instructor-Led Training Option:
This online course is also designed for use within a blended instructor-led delivery format. Download the companion facilitator guide and participant guide to use this course in an instructor-led format.

This product was supported by Grant No. SJI-15-P-118 awarded by the State Justice Institute.
  • Procedural Fairness for Judicial Officers and Court Personel
  • Online Course Evaluation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever