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.
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:
- see also M.R. 30370 - Illinois Courts Response to COVID-19 Emergency
Procedural Fairness For Courts and Judges
by Hon. Steve Leben, Kansas Court of Appeals; Ed Con faculty