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Gun Court

August 29th, 2013 · No Comments

Guns are in the news lately. The USA is a big country with a lot of guns, some of which are used to kill large numbers of people, generating news reports. Some are used in confrontations that become high-profile trials, generating more news reports. From Newtown CT to Sanford FL, the headlines have driven debate about guns […]

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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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Fighting a Ticket Online

December 27th, 2012 · No Comments

Just two months ago, we noted a recent innovation in some courts: contesting traffic tickets by mail. This is another way courts make it easier for the public to do business. For hundreds of years, every interaction with the court system required the physical presence in the courtroom of all parties involved. In just the […]

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