Technology in the Courtroom

Courts are increasingly using technology to enhance the quality and effectiveness of court proceedings. New York, Florida, Arizona, Minnesota, and Delaware all have state-of-the-art courtrooms. Technology is being used to increase understanding of the evidence while reducing the length of … Continue reading

Drug Courts

The Unique Approach of Drug Courts Drug-related crimes are widespread, and specialized courts have been set up to deal with drug cases. Drug courts recognize the connection between addiction and criminal behavior. Many addicts commit crimes to get money to … Continue reading

Amicus Curiae

Amicus curiae is a Latin term meaning “friend of the court.” An amicus curiae is not a party to the lawsuit but is a person or group that has a strong interest in the matter being litigated. The function of … Continue reading

A High-Tech Courtroom

The Commercial Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York is a high-tech courtroom. The courtroom has the latest technology, which helps cases proceed in an efficient manner. There are flat screen computer monitors in the jury … Continue reading