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Remote hearings have become the new normal for many judges and litigants due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This interactive conversation will discuss the rapid expansion of remote courts, the impact on court users, and the promise and pitfalls of online courts to achieve equal access to justice for all.
As a result of this course, participants will be able to:
- Compare the advantages and disadvantages of online courts in improving access to justice
- Prepare for advances in technology and the possible long-term use of remote courts
Knowledge of the Law and Justice System - Understands the legal and operational matters relevant to the assignment. Builds knowledge from relevant disciplines and understands their implication in daily work.
Critical Thinking -Uses analytical and problem-solving skills to evaluate the available information and take the best action possible in a timely manner.
Building Respect and Understanding - Interacts effectively with all those who work in or appear before the court in a manner conducive to a fair process and just outcomes. Listens attentively to others and provides clear and effective communication to ensure a shared understanding of the issues in the case, court processes and decisions.