Thursday, October 30, 2014

Indiana’s Largest Court System Implements Odyssey

Indiana’s Largest Court System Implements Odyssey

October 3, 2014 by Editor

After a year of planning involving a host of agencies, the Indiana Supreme Court’s Division of State Court Administration’s technology staff implemented the Odyssey case management system in the 22 criminal courts in Marion County, completing the transition to Odyssey for the Superior and Circuit Courts.
In 2009, Odyssey was deployed to the Marion County traffic [...]

Appellate Courts to Adopt Odyssey CMS

June 26, 2014 by Editor

The Indiana Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, and Tax Court have launched a plan to implement the Odyssey Case Management System (CMS) in their courts. With support from the trial court technology staff at the Division of State Court Administration, Indiana appellate courts are being added to the statewide CMS that is currently used [...]

Sharing Court Records Using CMS Search

April 25, 2014 by Editor

What It Is and How It Works
As Chief Justice Dickson announced in his State of the Judiciary address on January 15, 2014, the Division of State Court Administration (Division) deployed a new INcite application called CMS Search. The CMS Search application enables court staff to search and view court records across multiple case management [...]

One Million Tickets Filed Electronically to Odyssey Courts

February 7, 2014 by Editor

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 [...]

Reclaiming Revenue: How Odyssey helps counties collect outstanding fines and court costs

Reclaiming Revenue: How Odyssey helps counties collect outstanding fines and court costs

May 6, 2013 by Editor

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 [...]

State of the Judiciary 2013

State of the Judiciary 2013

March 5, 2013 by Editor

Editor’s Note: On Jan. 23, 2013, Chief Justice Brent E. Dickson delivered his first State of the Judiciary address to a Joint Session of the Indiana General Assembly. An excerpted version slightly modified due to space limitations follows. The State of the Judiciary was broadcast to a statewide audience over the Internet and on [...]

JTAC Supports Odyssey Supervision Implementation in Clark County

JTAC Supports Odyssey Supervision Implementation in Clark County

September 17, 2012 by Editor

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 [...]

The Last Piece of the Puzzle: Supervision module completes the Odyssey picture

The Last Piece of the Puzzle: Supervision module completes the Odyssey picture

December 1, 2010 by Editor

After several months of development and configuration, the Harrison County Juvenile Probation Department deployed the Odyssey Supervision product center as a pilot project in late April 2010. Staff from the Judicial Technology and Automation Committee (JTAC), the Indiana Judicial Center, and professional consultants from within the field of probation and community corrections all participated [...]

Latest Version of Odyssey Packed with Features Designed for Judges and Clerks

Latest Version of Odyssey Packed with Features Designed for Judges and Clerks

June 16, 2010 by Editor

Courts that use the Odyssey case management system went to work on Monday, April 19 to find the software chock full of new features, many of which were requested by Court and Clerk users. Since the system was initially implemented in December 2007, JTAC and Tyler Technologies have deployed several updates to the Odyssey software. [...]

Revisiting the Vision

Revisiting the Vision

February 28, 2010 by Editor

The state of Indiana trial court technology ten years after JTAC’s founding and a reminder about how we got here in the first place—
Two years into the deployment of Indiana’s uniform statewide Odyssey case management system (CMS), 51 courts in 19 counties are up and running, managing more than 22% of the state’s caseload.  Now, [...]

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