This section highlights noteworthy judgments, trials, judicial reviews, and various criminal and civil proceedings related to innovations. Topics of interest include innovations in providing legal aid or legal services to the underserved, improvements in general legal services, and alternatives to incarceration and capital punishment. Drug courts, family courts, lawyers, prosecution, community courts and sentencing are covered. Technology in the courtroom is also highlighted.
Tech experts who work with county court systems have implemented a number of changes to help the justice system continue to function in the time of COVID-19, and some of those changes may become permanent.