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The Crime Report: The Wired Courtroom: Online Justice During the Pandemic

Monday, April 20, 2020   (0 Comments)
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The nation’s courts never have been noted for widespread use of technology to process criminal cases.

But the coronavirus crisis is forcing judges to make more use of videotechnology in order to avoid the justice system’s grinding to a halt during the national shutdown.

The expanding use of video to resolve low-level cases is helping to cut the numbers of inmates confined in close quarters in local jails, a webinar sponsored by the Council on Criminal Justice was told Thursday.

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