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Case Records Get More Mobile

March 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Just a few years ago, some courts started making court records and calendars available via mobile apps; we talked about it here. Those services required an iOS, Android, or BlackBerry app to be downloaded to your mobile device. Since we last covered this topic, more court systems have offered mobile app access to their case […]

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Mental Health Courts

August 26th, 2014 · 1 Comment

Lately there have been a disturbing number of news reports about mentally-ill people being shot by police. The need for better training of police to deal with the mentally ill has been amply covered by other blogs. But mentally-ill people who survive their encounter with law enforcement have a chance for better treatment from the […]

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Juvenile Records – Sealing or Expungement

March 27th, 2014 · No Comments

In our July 2008 post about juvenile court records, we noted that most juvenile court records are confidential. This is done to protect the juvenile, on the theory that juveniles are more prone to bad decisions than adults (i.e., they do “dumb things”), but that they can be rehabilitated. Law enforcement agencies and the court […]

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