Nueces County Gets Online!

Posted by John Arntsen on Mon, Apr 17, 2017 @ 05:00 AM

Having a box of tools, doesn’t make you a handyman. You have to know how to use those tools effectively for their benefits to shine through. The same can be said for software. How you use a particular piece of software is just as important as the software you decide to use in the first place. Software is a tool at your disposal and efficiency is only obtained through proper use and best practices. A perfect example of this is in Nueces County, Texas.

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Tags: Online juror qualification, Online Juror Access, Texas Jury, Text Message, Nueces County

Oakland and Genesee County Team Up!

Posted by John Arntsen on Thu, Mar 30, 2017 @ 05:00 AM

Courthouse Technologies is pleased to announce that Oakland County and Genesee County have joined together and begun implementation of CHT’s Jury Management Platform! The courts in Pontiac and Flint, Michigan have entered into a subscription agreement for CHT to host and implement Courthouse JMS along with Courthouse eResponse, our browser-facing self-service application; Courthouse IVR, our telephony self-service application; Courthouse IDS, our summons/questionnaire imaging peripheral, Courthouse Kiosk, our self-service kiosk system; Courthouse SummonsDirect, our summons printing, mailing and address verification service, and; Courthouse SMS, our text-messaging service for jury management. The RFP award and project will replace Genesee County’s current implementation the State’s JIS jury management system and Oakland County’s implementation of Xerox’s Juror for Windows system.

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Tags: JMS in the Cloud, Michigan Jury Management System, Michigan Jury, Hosting Services, Genesee County, Oakland County

Livingston County, MI Subscribes to Courthouse JMS

Posted by John Arntsen on Mon, Feb 20, 2017 @ 10:42 AM

Courthouse Technologies is pleased to announce that the Livingston County Circuit Court has begun implementation of a new jury system! The court in Howell, Michigan has entered into a subscription agreement with CHT to implement Courthouse JMS along with Courthouse eResponse, our browser-facing self-service application; Courthouse IVR, our telephony self-service application; Courthouse IDS, our summons/questionnaire imaging peripheral, and; Courthouse SMS, our text-messaging service for jury management. The project will replace the Court’s current implementation the State’s JIS jury management system.

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Tags: Jury Technology, Michigan Jury Management System, Michigan Jury, 1-step jury

Effective Juror Utilization

Posted by John Arntsen on Wed, Jan 04, 2017 @ 06:00 AM

In a previous article, I discussed why Jury Yield is so Important and how increasing your jury yield can lead to efficiency and cost-savings. It is one of the two most important statistics that determine how well you are running your jury operation. The other? Jury Utilization.

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Tags: Jury Yield, Jury Expertise, Jury Management, Juror Utilization, Jury Statistics

CHT Teams Up with Infax to Display Panel Information!

Posted by John Arntsen on Mon, Dec 26, 2016 @ 05:00 AM

Courthouse Technologies is please to announce Orange County Circuit Court in Orlando will begin  using Courthouse JMS in connection with Infax’s Jury Call Solution to display panel information in their jury assembly rooms, starting in 2017.

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Tags: Florida Jury, Jury Technology, Accessibility, Juror Communication, Jury System, Infax,

JMS 7.0 Gets a Facelift!

Posted by John Arntsen on Mon, Nov 28, 2016 @ 05:00 AM

In our continuing effort to offer the best possible jury solution, Courthouse Technologies is pleased to announce the release of Courthouse JMS, version 7.0!

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Tags: Cost-Savings in your Jury Operation, SMS, Courthouse JMS,, Jury System

The Best Defense is a Good Offense

Posted by John Arntsen on Tue, Sep 27, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

Getting people to show up for one of the most important civic duties is requires a lot of coordination and effort. The fast-paced schedule of one’s normal, everyday life is lot to work around. Technology has helped in this regard but it also seems to have made busy lives even busier. Getting information to potential jurors in a timely way is the most important facet of operating an efficient jury operation. The quicker you can get info to the juror, the more transparency there is and the more likely people will work jury duty into their busy lives.

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Tags: Courthouse SMS, SMS, Juror Communication, Juror Emails

If Your JMS Could Talk...

Posted by John Arntsen on Tue, Jun 07, 2016 @ 06:00 AM

When Courthouse eResponse was first released, we allowed jurors to respond to their summons online, fill out their questionnaire, make requests, and determine their service requirements. Later, when Courthouse SMS was developed, we enabled JMS users to send jurors automated and manual text messages related to their jury service. In our continuing effort to offer the most comprehensive jury platform available, we have developed functionality to combine the benefits of Courthouse eResponse and SMS together. Courthouse SMS Response allows jurors to correspond with Courthouse JMS directly through a text message conversation. This latest functionality is designed to provide even more convenience for your jurors by offering another method to communicate with the court. They are able to:

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Tags: Jury Technology, Courthouse SMS, Text Message, SMS

Carson City, NV Goes Live!

Posted by John Arntsen on Mon, Apr 18, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

We are excited to announce that the Carson City District Court will be having jurors show up under Courthouse JMS for the first time on May 2, 2016. If you recall, the court located in the Capital of Nevada purchased a perpetual license for Courthouse JMS, eResponse, IVR, and IDS with a subscription to Courthouse SummonsDirect back in May of 2015 (story HERE).

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Tags: Jury Technology, Cost-Savings in your Jury Operation, Nevada Jury, Convenience

CHT Comes to the Capital of Michigan!

Posted by John Arntsen on Wed, Apr 13, 2016 @ 07:00 AM

Courthouse Technologies is pleased to announce that the Ingham County Circuit Court has begun implementation of a new jury system! The court in Lansing, Michigan has entered into a subscription agreement with CHT to implement Courthouse JMS along with Courthouse eResponse, our browser-facing self-service application; Courthouse IVR, our telephony self-service application; Courthouse IDS, our summons/questionnaire imaging peripheral, and; Courthouse SMS, our text-messaging service for jury management. The project will replace the Court’s current implementation of Juror for Windows, Xerox’s jury management system.

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Tags: Michigan Jury Management System, Michigan Jury, Jury Management Technology