Understanding challenges in the justice system is difficult when there is a lack of data and/or data transparency. While there have been significant improvements in the data that’s been collected by justice agencies over the last several years, there is still plenty of work to be done. We sat down with Amy Bach, founder of Measures for Justice, to discuss how data is being collected, the improvements that have been made, and what your agency can do to drive positive change by measuring justice.
What’s being done to promote data transparency within justice agencies? And how are courts getting involved?
Setting up secure data exchange between courts and other agencies can be a breeze, especially when courts embrace the process.
We sat down with Renee Danser, Associate Director of Research and Strategic Partnerships at the Access to Justice Lab at Harvard Law School, to discuss how courts are addressing the need for accessible community-based resources.
Defendants are increasingly representing themselves. Here’s how courts can promote equity in justice with SRLs.
Moving to cloud-based software doesn’t have to be tricky. CMSs have come a long way, and cloud-based technology has introduced unprecedented accessibility, improved efficiency, and driven cost savings.
In a case management system, identities (or persons listed in the database) allow a jurisdiction to track a person within their justice system. The data can become challenging to manage with people cycling through the system. Delaware County Juvenile Court has established effective identity management processes to get the most out of their CMS. Here’s how.
Over the last several years, we’ve started seeing a shift from server-based to cloud-based technology. Are you considering moving to a cloud-based solution? Explore what you need to know before taking the first step.
It is critical that we address the challenges juvenile justice faces, so we can focus on the needs of children and families all over our country. There are many simple actions we can take within the justice system to help children and youth.
By embracing new technology, our justice system continues to positively impact the lives of millions of people that interact with our courts across the country. But as with any systematic change, embracing new technology comes with its own set of challenges, some predictable, others unforeseen.