courts

Text reminders are getting more people to show up to court in NYC

by • 4 years ago

After a pilot testing which messages work best, the city reports it has cut failure-to-appear rates by 26 percent.

To reduce burden on the courts, St. Louis County expands records portal

by • 4 years ago

A traffic ticket search tool and countywide records look-up have been added to the website in hopes of preventing unnecessary escalations of minor offenses.

Police body cameras: state courts could play central role in accountability

by • 5 years ago

As Donald Trump's entrance to the White House primes a new dynamic between the public and law enforcement, a new report suggests state courts step up their role as stewards of police accountability.

Michigan sees dividends in courtroom video strategy

by • 6 years ago

The state is employing video conferencing software to eliminate the need to transport prisoners to and from the court. It's part of a larger plan to innovate the courts.

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