Dr. Pamela Casey

National Center for State Courts

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National Center for State Courts
United States


Pamela Casey, Principal Court Research Consultant of the National Center for State Courts (NCSC), holds a Ph.D. in psychology. Since joining the NCSC in 1986, she has conducted numerous national-scope research and policy projects on a variety of court topics such as the measurement of court performance, public trust and confidence in the justice system, access to justice, court security and emergency management, and court responses to individuals in need of services. Dr. Casey has served as the Associate Director of Research for the NCSC, the director of the NCSC’s Best Practices Institute, and currently directs projects on the use of evidence-based practices in pretrial, sentencing, and community corrections and cognitive and neuroscience research related to judicial decision making. She also provides support to the Access, Fairness and Public Trust and the Criminal Justice Committees of the Conference of Chief Justices and the Conference of State Court Administrators in their work to develop and disseminate national policy statements and recommendations for state courts.