What the “Third Wave” Means for Court Technology

By Dave Hawkins, CEO, ImageSoft I attended the Inc. magazine GrowCo Conference in New Orleans last month. Somewhere between the seafood gumbo, the crawfish étouffée, and the jumbalaya, Steve Case of AOL fame served up a prophetic message based on his newly revised book, The Third Wave: An Entrepreneur’s Vision of the Future. The title … Continue reading What the “Third Wave” Means for Court Technology

Electronic Court Filing Standards: What, Why, and Where are They Headed?

This is Part 2 of 10 in the eFiling Blog Series, check out Part 1 here. "This tale grew in the telling..." J.R.R. Tolkien, in his Forward to the Lord of the Rings trilogy Tolkien's statement is nowhere more apt than in discussing electronic court filing (ECF) standards. From a small, informal group of visionaries … Continue reading Electronic Court Filing Standards: What, Why, and Where are They Headed?

Confronting Court Document Retention Policy in the Era of Electronic Content

In Animal House (one of my favorite movies), the trial scene has its own instructive moral. The Dean, through his smarmy hench-students, hauls the fun-loving and rule-oblivious Delta brothers into Student Court to answer for their "too numerous to name" peccadillos. The allegations are (or would be, if allowed to be heard) supported by extensive … Continue reading Confronting Court Document Retention Policy in the Era of Electronic Content

How eFiling Improves Access to Justice

A lot of attention gets (quite properly) focused on "Access to Justice", and the various barriers – physical, social, economic, cultural, and so on – that inhibit people's ability to appropriately use the justice system. Of these, one major barrier has always been cost—particularly, the cost of quality legal representation. "Everyone knows" that e-filing can … Continue reading How eFiling Improves Access to Justice