Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
I received a link to an article in Texas Lawyer from our friend, new PhD Bill Raftery at Gavel to Gavel regarding a public hearing held on April 5, 2016 at the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals regarding mandatory criminal case E-filing. The article notes that the court has already made filing mandatory for their cases. But they heard additional concerns that I will comment on:
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Courts have an unending problem with criminal defendant identification. If one thinks about this issue for a minute, in many instances it is a benefit to the defendant to not be properly identified. As most of you know, there have been biometric systems (fingerprint, face recognition for example) available for law enforcement, prosecutors, and courts for many years. But there has been a significant initial cost barrier. Last week I saw an interesting possible “cloud based” solution that may help.
Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
The COSCA/NACM Joint Technology Committee has issued a new report: “Managing Digital Evidence in Courts”. The report identifies potential challenges and recommends steps courts should consider when receiving, evaluating, protecting, and presenting digital evidence, including video from body-worn cameras, private citizens, and other sources.
Click here to view and download the report.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Monday, March 14, 2016
The Michigan Bar Journal has given the CTB permission to republish an entertaining but I believe prescient article by the President of the Michigan Bar Association, President Lori A. Buiteweg.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Friday, March 4, 2016
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