Tag Archives: Courts

Bill would limit access to online court records

Journal Sentinel – “Madison — Public access to online court records would be dramatically scaled back under a bill before the state Assembly. The bill by Rep. Marlin Schneider (D-Wisconsin Rapids) would make court records available online only for those who are convicted of a crime, found liable in a civil case, evicted, or issued a restraining order or injunction by the court.” (via)

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Canada Supreme Court hears media appeal

Associated Press – “Canada’s Supreme Court is hearing an appeal by several media organizations, including The Associated Press, seeking to lift reporting restrictions on preliminary hearings in court cases.”

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2008 Federal Court Statistics: Judicial Facts and Figures

USCourts – “One of the federal judiciary’s major statistical compilations, Judicial Facts and Figures, recently was updated to include caseload statistics and judgeship totals for calendar year 2008.”

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Courts Clamp Down On Jurors’ Web Use

Legal Blog Watch – “We’ve written here about the challenges judges and lawyers face from jurors’ tweets and jurors’ blogs. Separate stories in the news out of California illustrate how courts are dealing with these challenges. “

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The World’s 10 Best Court Web Sites

Legal Blog Watch – “For the 11th year running, Justice Served announced its annual awards for the Top 10 Court Websites in the world.”

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