February 7, 2014 by Mary L. DePrez
On August 14, 2013, the trial court technology section of the Indiana Supreme Court’s Division of State Court Administration (Division) hit a major milestone when it filed its one millionth traffic ticket electronically in the state’s Odyssey court case management system.
During 2008, the first traffic case was “e-filed” in Odyssey in Monroe County without the [...]
February 7, 2014 by Mary L. DePrez
Established by Public Law 284-2013, the Judicial Technology Oversight Committee (JTOC) held its inaugural meeting on September 13th at the offices of the Division of State Court Administration, which is charged with staffing the Committee. A second meeting was held on December 10th in the Indiana Government Center South Building.
Indiana Chief Justice Brent Dickson [...]
Statistics about juvenile delinquency cases are a key part of the annual Indiana Judicial Service Report and Indiana Probation Report. Published by the Indiana Supreme Court’s Division of State Court Administration (Division), the reports reflect detailed court-by-court data on judicial caseloads, general court finances and probation information. The case data is submitted to [...]
August 16, 2013 by Mary L. DePrez
Since 2007, when the Indiana Supreme Court made a commitment to bring modern technology to Indiana’s courts and the clerks who serve them, it has sponsored the development of more than twenty information sharing, custom applications in INcite, the court’s information technology extranet connecting over 20,000 registered users. One of these applications automated the burdensome [...]
June 24, 2013 by Mary L. DePrez
Leadership of the Indiana Judges Association worked with Indiana House Representative Greg Steuerwald (R-Danville) and other key legislators to secure passage of House Enrolled Act 1393 in the 2013 session of the Indiana General Assembly. Governor Mike Pence signed it into law on May 11.
The act restores funding, through a temporary increase, to the Division [...]
June 24, 2013 by Jeffrey S. Wiese
Seven years ago, the Indiana Supreme Court’s Division of State Court Administration (Division) launched the Indiana Courts Online Reports system, and today the system is getting a fresh upgrade. This application, known as ICOR, was built to allow all reporting courts to complete and file electronically the required statistical reports directly into the application. [...]
May 6, 2013 by Mary L. DePrez
Each year, millions of dollars in fines and courts costs charged to defendants in Indiana’s courts go unpaid, often leaving courts and clerks with little recourse for collecting those debts. Some people simply forget that they got that speeding ticket; others cannot come up with the money to pay that fine on time; and [...]
December 20, 2012 by Editor
The Indiana Supreme Court Judicial Technology and Automation Committee (JTAC) has provided software to the state’s trial courts since 2005, when the first INcite application for commercial driver violation filings was launched. Since then, INcite has grown to include 16 web applications used by courts, clerks, probation offices, law enforcement, and other agencies.
JTAC’s ongoing [...]
September 17, 2012 by Henry Ford
In January of this year the four separate probation departments of Clark County, along with Community Corrections, became a new consolidated department as required by Indiana Rules of Court, Administrative Rule 18. The four Clark County Circuit Court Judges (Board of Judges) directed me as the newly hired Chief Probation Officer to improve service [...]
July 3, 2012 by Editor
Learn about Indiana’s electronic Risk Assessment System for juvenile and adult criminal offenders in two new videos on the Indiana Supreme Court’s YouTube channel: An overview of the system and a user testimonial by William Cunningham, Executive Director at Grant County Community Corrections.
Available as part of the INcite suite of web software, and developed by [...]