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In the News: Texas Court’s Resilience comes from Online Access

Farmers Branch Municipal Court in Texas launched its system for online traffic and warrant adjudication in January 2018. Since that time, people have used its online platform to resolve over 5,000 cases.

The platform was invaluable when the court was closed in Spring of 2020. Kevin Barrett, Court Administrator, wrote about the experience in the June 2020 issue of The Scribe, Texas Court Clerks Association Newsletter.

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Michigan’s MI-Resolve ODR an Outside the Box Strategy (Transcript)

May 19, 2020 – Doug Van Epps presented on MI-Resolve ODR at the “Expanding Court Operations II: Outside the Box Strategies.” Van Epps is the Director, Office of Dispute Resolution at the Michigan Supreme Court. Over 2,000 people registered for the event, which was hosted by the National Center for State Courts. Michigan Supreme Court Chief Justice Bridget McCormack moderated the event.

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Matterhorn is Six!

Six years ago today, Court Innovations launched. Founded at the University of Michigan Law School with Prof. J.J. Prescott, our mission has always been to support our courts with technology and to assist people with their court obligations. 

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