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18
Oct

In a five-justice majority opinion, and the four other justices concurring, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled unanimously that the Death Penalty is unfairly imposed “in an arbitrary and racially biased manner.” Consequently, given what they cited as the flawed nature of State laws permitting death as a punishment...

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  With the rising ubiquity of part-time rental bike and scooter services, a different category of motor vehicles is occupying the streets and sidewalks, bringing to their operators all the same responsibilities of driving an automobile. Accordingly, Los Angeles has had its very first ‘Scooter DUI’ conviction. From Bloomberg:...

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The Idaho State Judiciary will be completing the transition of their county courts to the new Odyssey system on October 9th, 2018. Once this transition is complete, the new counties will be available immediately on CourtTrax for name and case number searches. The counties that will be available in...

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  CourtTrax is Coming to the NFPA Annual Convention! We are excited to be attending the 2018 National Federation of Paralegal Association’s Annual Convention and Policy Meeting at the Seattle Airport Hilton on October 25-26! We will be showcasing our products and services, as well as giving our visitors...

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20
Sep

In addition to our comprehensive suite of search tools, CourtTrax also provides its users with several other resources for those interested in the legal goings-on in the world. The most active of these appear under “News Feed”. When you are logged into your CourtTrax account and want to see...

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Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a lawsuit against Richard Hosang, a former stock broker with known connections with the mafia, regarding a series of websites that falsely associate themselves with legitimate charitable organizations. From The Office of the Washington State Attorney General: “Hosang created six nonprofit...

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Lawyers and legislators in Oregon are arguing that the state’s sentencing guidelines regarding juveniles convicted of murder are in violation of the Constitution. From NPR: “Attorneys and lawmakers in Oregon say the state is violating the U.S. Constitution because of laws that require juveniles convicted of murder to be...

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11
Sep

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that, beginning in October 2019, will eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial. Each county will be responsible for creating their own procedures to determine who will and will not be released ahead of trial. Supporters of the new law...

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A group of young activists filed a lawsuit to force Washington state to reduce greenhouse emissions has been dismissed. King County Superior Court Judge Michael Scott sided with the state in the matter, writing that while climate change is a legitimate concern, it should be addressed through legislative action,...

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The Attorneys General of New York, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, and the District of Columbia have all asked a U.S. appeals court to reinstate Net Neutrality. Net Neutrality...

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The National Center for State Courts recently made available their “Judicial Salary Tracker”, which allows the public to find out the salaries of their Local and State justices: “The Survey of Judicial Salaries, published for over 40 years by the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) with the support...

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The 11th Judicial Circuit of Florida’s Juvenile Court has created the GRACE Court (Growth Renewed through Acceptance, Change and Empowerment) to address the needs of young survivors of human-trafficking. From 2007 – 2017 there were 2,940 cases of human trafficking reported in Florida. Human-trafficking is described by the National...

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5
Jul

Several changes took place in the Los Angeles Superior Court in the springtime; changes which are still causing issues in knowing exactly where to file certain documents. On April 16th, 2018, the Spring Street Courthouse became home to the Complex Litigation Program which was previously located at the Central...

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25
Apr

Oftentimes, the manual retrieval of court documents can be a bit like a treasure hunt. Each courthouse is different: different rules, different policies, different staffers who are the ones you need to talk to in order to locate a case file from seven years ago. And in California, it...

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CourtTrax Corporation is excited to announce that we have expanded our services in the State of California to include electronic access to Santa Barbara County Superior Court records! CourtTrax users now have the ability to conduct Name and Case number searches in Santa Barbara County. Coverage Serving a population...

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30
Mar
Your Data And Privacy At CourtTrax
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

The collection and redistribution of personal data and search activity online is becoming a hot topic these days. And at CourtTrax, our users’ privacy has always been of primary concern. Accordingly, we just wanted to provide a quick review of what we do, and what we will never do...

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Thanks to updates from the Butte County Superior Court, CourtTrax is now able to deliver Probate and Family case record information! Combined with existing access to Civil and Criminal records, CourtTrax can now provide its customers a more enriched profile of information from Butte County, California. Coverage The Superior...

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7
Mar

The Idaho State Judiciary has updated their release schedule, and they will be completing the transition of another batch of counties to their new Odyssey system in April 2018. Once this transition is complete, the new counties will be available immediately on CourtTrax for name and case number searches....

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CourtTrax Corporation is pleased to announce that we have expanded our services to include electronic access to Idaho District & Magistrate Court records from the following counties: Ada, Blaine, Boise, Camas, Canyon, Cassia, Elmore, Gooding, Jerome, Lincoln, Minidoka, Owyhee, Twin Falls and Valley. The State of Idaho is currently...

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  Whether you’re a first time user needing help navigating the CourtTrax interface, or a returning veteran who just needs a refresher course or assistance with our more advanced features, we are here to help. We offer live, over-the-phone training sessions for our customers, free of charge. A quick...

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10
Nov

CourtTrax Corporation is proud to announce the release of our upgraded access to San Francisco County, CA Superior Court Records! The San Francisco Superior Court serves the over 850,000 residents of San Francisco. The court provides Civil case information and electronic document images for public access. Our upgraded service...

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24
Oct
Clark County, NV Court Access Returns
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

CourtTrax Corporation is proud to announce the release of our upgraded access to Clark County, NV Superior Court Records! The Eighth Judicial District Court serves the over 2 Million residents of Clark County, including Las Vegas and the surrounding suburbs. The court provides Civil, Family, Probate, and Criminal case...

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CourtTrax Corporation is proud to announce the release of our upgraded access to Maricopa County, Arizona Superior Court Records! The Maricopa Superior Court serves the over 4 Million residents of Maricopa County, including Phoenix and the surrounding suburbs. The court provides Civil, Family, Probate, and Criminal case information for...

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CourtTrax Corporation is pleased to announce the oncoming return of access to Maricopa County, Arizona Superior Court Records! Changes at the court had temporarily disabled our ability to access the data, but we have since upgraded our system to accommodate for those changes.  The Maricopa Superior Court serves the...

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CourtTrax Corporation is pleased to announce that it will soon be expanding its services to include electronic access to District of Columbia (Washington D.C.) Superior Court records. Coverage Serving a population of over 680,000 people, the Superior Court of the District of Columbia makes publicly available Civil, Criminal, and...

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The Washington State Administrative Office of the Courts has published an announcement regarding changes in data availability regarding participant address information and the dates of birth for minors: “Because the case management systems cannot determine if the addresses entered into the systems are from a confidential information form, the...

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31
Jul

As of September 1st, 2017, the Oregon Judicial Department will be implementing new access fees for commercial use of the Oregon Judicial Case Information Network (OJCIN), via the OECI/Odyssey online platform. For all business entities there will be a one-time, non-refundable fee of $150 to establish a primary account....

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23
Jun
Track Case Activity With CaseWatch
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

CourtTrax’s CaseWatch feature allows you to be alerted when new activity occurs on any court case initially retrieved with CourtTrax and which are present in your Saved Search Results. With CaseWatch, a “watched” case is re-run at the court by your specifications: daily, weekly or monthly. You will receive...

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10
Feb
Trump Administration’s Travel Ban
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

Due to an overwhelming interest by our users regarding the judicial challenges to the Trump Administration’s travel ban Executive Order, we would like to provide our users a direct link to the case as it currently stands: STATE OF WA; STATE OF MN v DONALD J TRUMP As the...

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23
Dec

Did you know the Washington State Appellate Courts has a notification mailing list that you can sign up to, for free? Within 30 minutes of an opinion being filed in the State Supreme Court, or any of the Court of Appeals Division I, II, or III, you will receive...

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15
Dec
Oregon Courts Scheduled Downtime
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

The Oregon Judicial Department has issued the following notice, reproduced below, regarding scheduled maintenance that will be taking place this weekend. During the stated period, CourtTrax searches to the Oregon State Courts will be unavailable. Once the maintenance concludes, access to Oregon case data through CourtTrax will immediately resume....

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16
Nov
Adding Notes To Your CourtTrax Search
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

One of the features of the CourtTrax interface our customers find most useful is the ability to add notations to their completed searches for later reference. Doing so is as easy as a couple of clicks of your mouse. Firstly, find the completed search you want to add a...

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The latest release of the CourtTrax (CTX) portal was deployed on October 26th and is now live for use by our customers. This release comes with the new feature of Washington State ‘Hybrid Reports’, which combine the data from both the SCOMIS and Odyssey systems into one comprehensive report...

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Recently, the King County Electronic Court Records (ECR) system began making available documents known as “Clerk’s Papers.” This relatively ambiguous title can be attached to a document or set of documents that can be individually comprised of several hundred, to several thousand pages. So what are they, exactly, and...

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14
Oct
CourtTrax New Washington State Reports
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by CourtTrax Webmaster

NOTICE -Newly Released Odyssey Courts have Incomplete case information for Washington Superior Court case reports. Complete case information is now available in CourtTrax's Hybrid Washington Superior Court Case Detail Report. In March of 2016, the Washington State AOC (Administrative Office of the Courts) notified SCOMIS/JISLink (SCOMIS) subscribers that there was “Possible...

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15
Oct

CourtTrax integrates the latest court filings with Clio client matters – allowing for automated case and name searches, and alerts. Firms can conduct business development, customer retention, due diligence, and case management functions all through one platform. This Clio / CourtTrax integration creates a 360 degree legal tool; allowing...

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