What U.S. courts learned using video communications platforms
The nation’s court systems have a rare opportunity to reform costly and time-consuming judiciary procedures using the virtual technology lessons learned during the pandemic.
Text reminders are getting more people to show up to court in NYC
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
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
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
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.