The Top 10 Court Web Sites
For the eighth year running, the IT consulting firm Justice Served has handed out its awards for the world's Top 10 Court Web Sites. The awards rate sites based on the degree to which they enable users to conduct court business online as well as on their functionality and aesthetics. At the top of the list is the Supreme Court of Singapore, whose site includes e-filing, access to judgments, online booking of its high-tech courtroom and online booking of its Info-Tech Trolley, a mobile collection of projectors, screens, players and other technology equipment to assist lawyers using laptops and PDAs.
Other courts honored for their Web sites are:
- Superior Court of California, Los Angeles County, singled out for its "all-round e-service excellence."
- Federal Court of Australia, with an array of online filing, calendaring and records-access features.
- Nebraska Workers' Compensation Court, for demonstrating how an administrative tribunal can "use the Web
effectively to help litigants and practitioners."
- Iowa Judicial Branch, for its "clean, well organized site."
- U.S. District Court, District of Nevada, for its superior job of organizing its content "and providing aesthetic,
- Connecticut Judicial Branch Law Libraries, described as "best in its class."
- Superior Court of California, County of Napa, for features that include online payment of traffic citations and statewide legal forms.
- District of Columbia Courts, includes accomodation for multiple languages "to better
serve a culturally diverse jurisdiction."
- Brevard County Clerk of the Court, Florida, for "above-average interactive choices that continue to
Justice Served says that it issues the awards so that court managers may use them as benchmarks for best practices in online service delivery.
Posted by Robert J. Ambrogi on January 25, 2007 at 04:45 PM | Permalink
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