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11th Judicial District of Nevada Joins CHT!

Posted by John Arntsen on Thu, Nov 15, 2018 @ 02:00 PM

Courthouse Technologies is pleased to announce that the 11th Judicial District Court of Nevada has signed on to begin implementation of the CHT Jury Platform! The courts based out of Pershing, Mineral and Lander Counties are subscribing to use, Courthouse JMS along with Courthouse eResponse, our public facing self-service application; Courthouse IVR, our interactive voice response system; Courthouse SMS, text-messaging service; and, Courthouse SummonsDirect; our summons printing, mailing, and address verification service. The project will replace their existing jury management system and will be the 2nd implementation in Nevada after 1st Judicial District (Carson City), went live a couple of years ago.

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Tags: Nevada Jury, Nevada, 11th Judicial District, Jury Management, Jury System, Jury Management Technology, Jury Technology

Parker County, TX goes Hosted with CHT!

Posted by John Arntsen on Wed, Nov 14, 2018 @ 04:00 PM

Courthouse Technologies is pleased to announce that the Parker County District Court has signed on to begin implementation of the CHT Jury Platform! The court in Weatherford, TX is subscribing to use and have CHT host our core system, Courthouse JMS along with Courthouse eResponse, our public facing self-service application; Courthouse IVR, our interactive voice response system; Courthouse IDS, our summons image and data capture system; Courthouse SMS, text-messaging service; and, Courthouse SummonsDirect; our summons printing, mailing, and address verification service. The project will replace Tyler Technologies jury management system and will be the 5th county in Texas to enter into agreement with Courthouse Technologies.

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Tags: Texas, Parker County, Texas Jury, Hosting Services, Subscribing, Jury Management, Courthouse JMS,, JMS in the Cloud

Bell County, TX Subscribes with CHT!

Posted by John Arntsen on Sat, Jun 09, 2018 @ 02:00 PM

Courthouse Technologies is pleased to announce that the Bell County District Court has signed on to begin implementation of the CHT Jury Platform! The court in Belton, TX is subscribing to use our core system, Courthouse JMS along with Courthouse eResponse, our public facing self-service application; Courthouse IVR, our interactive voice response system; Courthouse IDS, our summons image and data capture system; Courthouse SMS, text-messaging service; and, Courthouse SummonsDirect; our summons printing, mailing, and address verification service. The project will replace the County's existing jury management system and will be the 4th county in Texas to enter into agreement with Courthouse Technologies.

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Tags: Texas Jury, Jury Management, Cost-Savings in your Jury Operation, Bell County, Texas, Jury Technology

The Territory of Nunavut Signs Up with CHT!

Posted by John Arntsen on Tue, Mar 06, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Courthouse Technologies is pleased to announce that the Nunavut Court of Justice has begun implementation of a new jury system! The court headquartered in Iqaluit has entered into an agreement with CHT to implement Courthouse JMS along with Courthouse eResponse, our browser-facing self-service application; while having CHT providing hosting services via Courthouse Cloud.

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Tags: Nunavut,, Canada, Canadian Jury Management, Jury Management, Accessibility

5 Reasons to Choose a Small Business Over Big Corporations

Posted by John Arntsen on Thu, Feb 08, 2018 @ 09:00 AM

Small-Business-Sign-300x256.jpgWhy a court would purchase software from a small, boutique software vendor rather than from a more conventional, larger corporation? Its an interesting question. It implies that it is riskier to do business with a smaller firm. We know this because big corporations tout their size, the number of employees and resources they have at their disposal as one of their main selling points. At face value, a bigger company feels like a safer pick. However, I believe that picking a vendor because of its size is misleading. Here are 5 reasons why you should think twice before going with a big corporation.

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Tags: Jury Management, Jury Expertise, Customer Support, Jury Technology

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

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: Michigan Jury, Michigan Jury Management System, JMS in the Cloud, Hosting Services, Oakland County, Genesee 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: Michigan Jury Management System, Michigan Jury, Jury Technology, 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: Juror Utilization, Jury Yield, Jury Statistics, Jury Expertise, Jury Management

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