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Court Appearances by Television

May 31st, 2013 · No Comments

This blog has been following the expansion of the use of technology in the justice system. See our posts about electronic filing (2010), court appearances by telephone (2011), and fighting tickets online (2012). Video technology is also being embraced by the courts. One well-established use of video is the recording of depositions. A deposition is the sworn oral testimony of a party or […]

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Tags: Court Systems · Courtreference.com · New Sites · News · South Dakota · Technology

There’s an App for That…

November 25th, 2012 · No Comments

Yes, it does seem like there’s an app for everything. What about court calendars and other case information? Although some courts don’t have that information online, many do – and a few are providing apps to make that same information available on mobile devices. There are many apps available to track important cases, mostly U.S. Supreme […]

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Tags: Courtreference.com · Louisiana · Nebraska · New Sites · News · Ohio

Going to Court by Mail

October 24th, 2012 · No Comments

Court systems continue to develop new ways of streamlining their procedures to reduce their expenses and backlog, and to improve customer service. Last year we noted the rise of telephonic court appearances for self-represented parties in some types of hearings. But “phoning it in” isn’t the only way to avoid a trip to the courthouse. In some […]

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