Last Updated: 18 August 2013

NCSC is a private, non-profit organization providing technical assistance, training and research to advance justice systems in the 50 U.S. States and around the world. Founded in 1971 by the leaders of the U.S. courts to deliver on the promise of Equal Justice under Law, today, NCSC helps justice sector actors and civil society stakeholders around the world to become more responsive, engaged, and ethical professionals committed to the Rule of Law and access to justice.


In partnership with donor agencies, host-country governments, and non-governmental organizations, NCSC provides technical assistance, training and technology to enhance systems, empower communities, and engage citizens to improve the quality and efficiency of justice services around the world. NCSC has worked in over 30 countries, engaging in comprehensive rule of law projects in Africa and the Middle East, Asia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean.