Ohio Court News: Online Forum to Assist Courts With Technology Questions

This is just for Ohio, of course, but it’s such a good idea that I wanted to index the article. Ohio Court News: Online Forum to Assist Courts With Technology Questions. “The IT Leaders Forum, which has already drawn 180 members, opens an online channel for Ohio’s court technology leaders to communicate directly with each other individually or as a group. Participants can pose questions, post answers, and circulate documents. [Robert] Stuart likens the group to the existing associations that connect court leaders in different roles, such as judges, magistrates, clerks of court, court administrators, and court reporters.”

Pew: How Courts Embraced Technology, Met the Pandemic Challenge, and Revolutionized Their Operations

Pew: How Courts Embraced Technology, Met the Pandemic Challenge, and Revolutionized Their Operations. “The outbreak of COVID-19 in early 2020 forced public services to shift to online operations in a matter of weeks. For the nation’s courts, that meant reimagining how to administer justice. Media coverage has focused mainly on the effects of the digital transformation in criminal courts, but a rapid deployment of new technology also took place in the civil legal system.”

ABA Journal: This Louisiana judge continues to innovate during the COVID-19 crisis

ABA Journal: This Louisiana judge continues to innovate during the COVID-19 crisis. “Judge Scott Schlegel’s history of utilizing technology in his Louisiana courtroom to make life easier for attorneys and members of the public has come in very handy during the COVID-19 pandemic. When the public health crisis forced the closure of Jefferson Parish courtrooms earlier this year, Schlegel contacted those he knows in the legal tech world for assistance in bringing to fruition a plan to remotely accept guilty pleas in criminal cases.”