Palm Beach County Clerk & Comptroller: Eliminating backlogs with in-court processing

By |2020-07-29T17:00:01+00:00January 24th, 2019|All, Case Study, Court, Court Case Management, Resources, ShowCase|

A typical week for the Palm Beach County Courts (Florida’s 15th Judicial Circuit) includes hearing almost 2,000 traffic and criminal cases at three separate locations. No matter how hard courtroom personnel worked at processing these cases they were often left with a backlog that took several days to complete.

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Wisconsin vs. Loomis: Court Affirms the Use of COMPAS in Sentencing

By |2020-05-15T16:48:23+00:00August 2nd, 2017|All, Blog, Resources, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision|

The Wisconsin Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 that the State of Wisconsin can continue to use COMPAS to aid judges with sentencing decisions. The court concluded that "...if used properly, observing the limitations and cautions set forth herein, a circuit court's consideration of a COMPAS risk assessment at sentencing does not violate a defendant's right to due process".

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Rebooting Pretrial Services in San Diego County

By |2020-05-15T16:48:23+00:00September 7th, 2019|All, Pretrial Reform, Resources, Supervision|

San Diego County Pretrial Services has seen it all. From its original multi-agency oversight to present-day operation under our County Sheriff, we’ve overcome significant hurdles; including a time in recent years when lack of funding eliminated pretrial services altogether – compromising community safety and individual wellbeing across the county.

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Women’s Pathways to Serious and Habitual Crime

By |2020-05-15T16:48:23+00:00May 17th, 2019|Academic Research, All, Resources, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision|

Qualitative approaches for identifying and characterizing women’s pathways to crime are being augmented by quantitative methods. This study applies quantitative taxonomic methods in disaggregating a large sample of women offenders from a prison population to identify diverse pathway prototypes.

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Practitioner’s Guide to COMPAS Core

By |2020-05-15T16:48:23+00:00April 4th, 2019|Academic Research, All, Resources, Risk & Needs Assessments, Supervision|

The Practitioner's Guide provides an overview of the COMPAS Core Module in the Northpointe Suite. The Northpointe Suite is an integrated web-based assessment and case management system for criminal justice practitioners.

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Resource – Northpointe Suite Problem-Solving Courts

By |2020-11-11T19:33:05+00:00June 10th, 2019|All, Problem-Solving Courts, Product Sheet, Resources, Supervision|

Northpointe Specialty Courts is an integrated software solution that manages all participant processing and case/court activities. It’s completely scalable, affordable, and applicable for all types of treatment-focused dockets – from small, single-user systems to statewide implementations – and it easily interfaces with other case management systems for a seamless, easy-to-use solution.

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Judicial Tools

By |2020-05-15T16:48:24+00:00May 28th, 2019|All, Court, Court Case Management, Product Sheet, Resources, Technology Solutions|

Judicial Tools is a comprehensive case management tool designed specifically for judges and magistrates. From the moment a new case is received through final post-sentence monitoring, judicial officers can efficiently review, manage, and update case files from anywhere, on any device.

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JWorks for Courts Product Sheet

By |2020-11-11T19:37:49+00:00February 19th, 2019|All, Case Management for Courts, Court, Court Case Management, Product Sheet, Resources, Technology Solutions|

Equal parts case, matter, participant, financial, and event management, JWorks serves up the information you need, when and how you need it.

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About equivant

By |2020-05-15T16:48:24+00:00January 12th, 2019|All, Product Sheet, Resources|

We are driven by a justice system that instills confidence through its processes and is accessible to all citizens. Like you, equivant aims to embrace community while advancing justice and deliver better outcomes to all who touch the justice system. We do this through our deep domain knowledge, modern technologies, and expert services that help promote public and individual safety by informing decisions at every step.

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