Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Some Ideas for Handling the Upcoming Covid-19 Case Surge


Everyone can easily foresee the surge of in-person court cases that are coming later in 2021.  Many courts have put case processing on hold.  And assuming that the vaccination program will be successful in the first half of the year, what can courts do to address the case backlog and new matters that will come?  I have some ideas that I will share below.

Please also note that my colleagues and friends of the NCSC have created a tremendous resource around courts and the pandemic at  Click on the Statewide Plans to Resume Court Operations link (you may have to scroll across the red navigation bar to find it).


Tuesday, January 12, 2021

Building Ventilation – 2021 Court Tech


Today, I saw an excellent article on regarding building air quality and ventilation issues.  This is an important court technology concern with the Covid-19 pandemic but also a long term concern for occupant health.  Since many courthouses have challenges in this area, I thought it might be good to share some questions and quote key responses from the article below?

Please read the full article here.