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Access to Justice & Emergency Preparedness in a Pandemic

Course Description:
This course will overview priorities and implementation of steps in the Emergency Preparedness - Continuity of Operations Plan (EP-COOP) for managing your courthouse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics include identification of essential services, speedy trial issues, ADA issues, minimizing the number of people coming to court, and ensuring access to justice.

Learning Objectives:
As a result of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Effectively implement a Circuit EP-COOP in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Develop strategies to ensure access to justice during an emergency response to COVID-19.

Supreme Court of Illinois Resources: 

Other Resources:
Procedural Fairness For Courts and Judges
 by Hon. Steve Leben, Kansas Court of Appeals; Ed Con faculty
http://proceduralfairnessblog.org/2020/03/16/procedural-justice-during-a-pandemic/

Credit:  0.00