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13
Mar
Cash Bail System Ended In...
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

A Federal Judge has struck down the cash bail system in San Francisco for suspects arrested but not yet arraigned in criminal cases. From CBS San Francisco: “U.S. District Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers said a bail schedule set by San Francisco Superior Court “bears no relation to the government’s...

7
Mar
US Supreme Court Overrule...
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

The United States Supreme Court as overruled the Idaho Supreme Court regarding a defendant’s right to appeal on the basis of ineffective counsel, thus further refining what constitutes a claim of ineffective counsel. From The Idaho Statesman: “The case, Garza v. Idaho, centered on the right to appeal. In...

21
Feb
CourtTrax Is Moving Offic...
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

Into each life a little change must come, and it is no different for the team here at CourtTrax. Over the weekend of February 22nd we will be relocating just a bit up the hill from where we are now. On February 25th you will be able to find...

15
Feb
King County Jury Awards ...
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

On February 7th, the survivors and victims families of the 2015 Ride the Ducks crash that killed five and injured over sixty others were awarded nearly $123 million dollars by a King County jury. From the Seattle Times: “The jury determined after a four-month civil trial that Ride the...

7
Feb
Federal Documents System...
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

The Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system is being accused of charging fees for documents in excess of what is allowed by law. Three non-profits – the Alliance for Justice, the National Veterans Legal Services Program, and the National Consumer Law Center – filed suit in 2016...