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 [...]
February 6, 2012 by Editor
New filings in Indiana trial courts remain just below the two million mark. The number of newly filed cases is just one statistic available in the 1,782 page, multi-volume report, which includes everything from crucial information on court operations to interesting facts about the judicial branch.
The report can be found online at http://courts.in.gov/admin/2865.htm.
The Judicial [...]
January 31, 2011 by Editor
A new approach to sentencing, community supervision, and public safety in Indiana
In 2010, Indiana became the 19th state to receive technical assistance from the Pew Center on the States’ Public Safety Performance Project. The Pew Center provided the technical assistance in partnership with the Council of State Governments Justice Center (CSG) to use a [...]
August 31, 2009 by Editor
Most courts, without even knowing it, encounter an annoying “dangling docket.” Every court in the state reports its docket of cases to the Division of State Court Administration on the Quarterly Case Status Report (QCSR). Each case is counted and noted as being filed, pending or disposed. A frequent question from the courts is: “When [...]
February 28, 2009 by Editor
The Nov/Dec 2008 edition of the Indiana Court Times, in the “Highlights from the 2007 Indiana Judicial Service Report (JSR)” reported $15,896,397 as the total amount spent by counties on criminal indigent defense for 2007. This figure is an error, and the total amount spent should have been reported as $25,320,081. Even this latter figure, [...]
December 31, 2008 by Editor
After thirty years of featuring court data, the 2007 Indiana Judicial Service Report is the first annual judicial report based entirely on an automated data gathering process. With the help of the innovative talents of the Division of State Court Administration’s JTAC (Judicial Technology and Automation Committee) staff, trial courts can now prepare all the [...]