Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Privacy and Public Access to Court Records Conference to be Held

According to their release "(o)n Thursday and Friday, March 22nd and 23rd, 2007, with the assistance of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts, the Center for Legal and Court Technology (formerly the Courtroom 21 Project) will host the Fifth Conference on Privacy and Public Access to Court Records in Williamsburg, Virginia."

The release invites interested parties to attend "the Conference, which will bring together policy makers from the state and federal courts, judges, law professors, access and privacy advocates, and others involved in efforts to develop policies on public access to court records."

In Memory of John Doktor

We are pleased to announce that the attendees at the recent E-Courts Conference donated $743 to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in memory of John Doktor. John was director of the Integrated Justice System project in Maricopa County, Phoenix, Arizona and a long time contributor in advancing court technology. He will be missed.

Monday, December 18, 2006

US Federal Courts Report on Technology

The November, 2006 issue of The Third Branch newsletter published by the US Federal Courts is chock full of articles regarding technology use in their system. Articles include:

E-Courts Presentations Now Online

Over 600 persons attended the most successful E-Courts Conference to date in Las Vegas last week. The presentations that we have received to date are posted at the E-Courts 2006 Presentations web page.