Thursday, January 12, 2017

Friday, January 6, 2017

Court Tech Research & Training News – January, 2017

There have been several interesting articles, and research published related to court technology topics over the past several months.  In this post, we share articles on Decision Making, Online Access to State Judicial Systems, Evaluating the Use of Videoconferencing Technology in Domestic Violence Ex Parte Hearings, Blockchain technology as a regulatory technology, and a Free Webinar on Cybersecurity coming up on January 18, 2017.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

A Court Technology eFiling Winter Wonderland

Our mystery holiday songwriter has submitted a new version of the classic "Winter Wonderland" to celebrate the season.  Enjoy!

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

E-Courts Conference Presentations Video Available

Last weeks E-Courts Conference had an outstanding set of educational sessions.  They are now available online at:

I particularly enjoyed the sessions that offered solutions including::

  • Using Predictive Analysis to Prevent the Financial Exploitation of Elders
  • Three Real-World ODR Implementations
  • Litigant Portals
  • CourtHack Winners
  • Building Better Court Websites - and Beyond
  • New Models for Court Scheduling
  • Electronic Courtrooms in Pierce County, Washington

There are great ideas in all of the conference sessions, and if you weren't able to attend, or would like to share them with your court, you can now do so.  Congratulations to all for a great conference.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Kentucky Pretrial Services Virtual Tour

Via the December, 2016 SJI Newsletter

Hosted by the National Center for State Courts (NCSC), the Pretrial Justice Center for Courts is a national collaborative initiative featuring the latest efforts to develop and improve pretrial services. Recently, Kentucky Pretrial Services launched a virtual tour aimed at fellow pretrial service providers and those stakeholders new to the Kentucky Court of Justice process.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Watch e-Courts Conference Live

You may not have been able to get yourself to Las Vegas for the SOLD OUT e-Courts 2016, but you can still participate in the conference. NCSC is broadcasting a free live stream so everyone in the court community can take it in.

Program highlights includes: Keynote speaker Gary Marchant at 11:45 am (eastern) on Monday; three examples of online dispute resolution implementations at 5:45 pm (eastern) on Monday; and how to build a better court website at 12:35 pm (eastern) on Tuesday. The complete agenda is available on the eCourts conference website at

If you see this post on time you can click here to watch the online video stream.

Friday, December 9, 2016

AAERT Releases New Analysis Report on Digital Court Recording

Via press release - a new paper,  Analysis and Advantages of Digital Court Reporting and Recording in the Courts, Deposition, and Administrative Hearings Markets in Wilmington, Delaware was issued on November 28, 2016

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

This and That in Court Technology – December, 2016

In this month's edition, we have e-Courts information; some news items and announcements from Microsoft; Alameda County, California CMS problems; a new way to annotate legal briefs; and some holiday gift guides for last minute shopping.


Thursday, December 1, 2016

Is it Time to Rename CMS?

The term “Case Management Systems” has been appropriated for use in a much wider range of software applications such as insurance and financial organizations.  Is it time to rename and re-brand our main court automation systems?  Maybe?