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Title: Best Practices in Delivering Court Information to the Internet Public


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Best Practices in DeliveringCourt Informationto
the Internet Public
  • Cheryl Nyberg
  • Reference Librarian
  • Gallagher Law Library
  • University of Washington
  • Seattle, Washington USA

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Court of Public Opinion
  • Court website fails to deliver timely, useful,
    and frequently requested judicial information.

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Thurgood Marshall
  • Only real source of a judges power . . . is the
    respect of the people.

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Public Trust Confidence
  • Improve external communication
  • Make the courts more user-friendly
  • Simplify court processes

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Internet Access
  • 22 of Australian households
  • 40 of Australians
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics, Household Use
    of Information Technology, 1999.

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The Ten Commendments
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I. Know Thy Audience and Mission
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Mission and Audience
http//www.courts.gov.bc.ca/Info/Website.htm
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II. GivethGreat Content
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CONTENT!
  • Annual reports
  • Calendars
  • Directories
  • Do-it yourself kits
  • Forms
  • Glossaries
  • History
  • Judgments
  • Juror information
  • Maps
  • Media releases
  • Practice directions
  • Publications
  • Speeches
  • Statistics
  • Virtual tours

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Dont Post
  • Items that would jeopardize personal privacy or
    court security.

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III. Remember Days Past
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AustLII Coverage
  • High Court, from 1947
  • Federal Court, from 1977
  • Family Court, from 1988
  • Supreme Court of New South Wales, from 1995
  • Supreme Court of Queensland, from 1998

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U.S. Supreme Court
  • 616 historically significant cases, 1803-1991,
    Cornells Legal Information Institute
  • 1893-date, Findlaw

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U.S. Courts of Appeal
http//www.law.cornell.edu/federal/opinions.html
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U.S. State Courts
  • A few states, latest 60-90 days
  • Most states, from mid-1990s
  • California, from 1934
  • Oklahoma
  • Criminal Appeals, from 1928
  • Supreme Court, from 1942

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Canada
  • Supreme Court, from 1985
  • Federal Court, from 1990
  • Alberta Courts, from 1998
  • BC Supreme Court, from 1996
  • PEI Supreme Court, from 1997
  • Quebec Human Rights Tribunal, from 1991

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IV. Keep Thy Content Current
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Currentness
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V. Remain Constant in All Things
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Constancy
  • I solemnly swear to resist gratuitous website
    rearrange-ment.

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VI. Inviteth Feedback
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VII. Organize for the Users Eyes
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VIII. Designeth a Pleasing Appearance
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IX. Chooseth Formats Wisely
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Document Formats
  • ASCII
  • HTML
  • Word-processed
  • Graphical
  • Compressed
  • Databases
  • Video Multimedia

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Format Golden Rules
Use appropriate formats
Notify users
Link to viewer software
Be consistent
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X. Maintaineth Accessibility for All
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The Ten Commendments
  • Audience Mission
  • Content
  • Coverage
  • Currentness
  • Constancy
  • Contact
  • Organization
  • Appearance
  • Formats
  • Accessibility

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Whats Ahead?
  • Add content
  • Make quick fixes
  • Determine deficiencies
  • Plan improvements
  • Delegate tasks
  • Do it!
  • Review regularly

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Helen Keller
  • Great and noble are the tiny pushes of each
    honest worker.

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recommend/ bpguide.html
http//www.agps.gov.au/ guidelines/index.html
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Conclusion
  • Knowledge will forever govern ignorance.
  • James Madison

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Cheryl Nyberg
  • Reference Librarian
  • Gallagher Law Library
  • University of Washington
  • 1100 NE Campus Parkway
  • Seattle, WA 98105 USA
  • cnyberg_at_u.washington.edu
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