Steven Weller

Steven Weller has more than 39 years of experience working with state courts and other justice system institutions in the United States and internationally. He has served as principal investigator or consultant on a variety of international, national, state, and local research and strategic-planning projects aimed at improving different aspects of the justice system and developing responses to public policy problems. Mr. Weller’s current and recent projects include work on human trafficking, immigration issues, family courts, child abuse and neglect, juvenile delinquency, domestic violence, alternative dispute resolution, civil case processing, alternative sanctions to incarceration, courthouse safety, and jail overcrowding. His work has also included developing approaches to help courts deal more effectively with cultural issues in family and domestic violence cases. He received a J.D. from Yale Law School and a Ph.D. in political science from Cornel University.