The Justice System as a Digital Platform

Justin Tashea – September 30 2020 – The Commons

To overcome the unprecedented court backlog of cases created by the pandemic, courts must reimagine what they are. No longer strictly a brick and mortar operation, courts need to think of themselves as a digital platform. Doing so requires the adoption of open data standards, data collection methods, and application programming interfaces (APIs), the digital infrastructure needed to help courts manage the tens of thousands of cases that have piled up, become more efficient, and increase access-to-justice. Read more here