Pandemic resources for courts

This page houses a wide variety of resources created by NCSC and the CCJ-COSCA Rapid Response Team (RRT) to help state courts deal with challenges presented by the pandemic. Use the filtering options to narrow your search by resource type, or by subject area.

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State of the State Courts in a (Post) Pandemic World Presentation

  • Civil
  • Communications & Funding
  • Technology
  • PowerPoint slides
  • Survey
  • Courthouse access/screening
  • Jurors and juror selection
  • Jury trials
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Remote/virtual Hearings

Managing Juries and Jury Trials During the COVID 19 Pandemic Webinar

  • Webinar
  • Jurors and juror selection
  • Jury trials

Remote Appellate Oral Argument A Checklist for Judges & Justices

  • Appellate
  • Checklist
  • Appellate process and procedure
  • Remote/virtual Hearings

Twelve Essential Steps to Tackle Backlog and Prepare for a Surge in New Civil Cases

  • Civil
  • Considerations
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • SRLs
  • Case management

Providing Court Connected Behavioral Health Services During the Pandemic: Remote Technology Solutions

  • Criminal
  • Technology
  • Fact sheet
  • Vulnerable populations

Guiding Principles for Post Pandemic Court Technology

  • Children, Families, and Elders
  • Civil
  • Criminal
  • Technology
  • Considerations
  • Language access and interpreters
  • Live streaming
  • ODR
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • SRLs
  • Budget
  • Cybersecurity
  • Case management
  • Tech tools

Post Pandemic Planning Technology Resource Guide

  • Technology
  • Case study
  • Considerations
  • Language access and interpreters
  • Live streaming
  • ODR
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • SRLs
  • Budget
  • Case management
  • Tech tools

Access to Justice Considerations for State and Local Courts Webinar

  • Webinar
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • SRLs
  • Vulnerable populations

Developing Plans for Expanding In Person Court Operations Webinar

  • Webinar
  • Courthouse access/screening
  • Facilities
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • Case management
  • Human resources

Expanding Court Operations #2 Webinar

  • Webinar
  • Courthouse access/screening
  • Facilities
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • Case management
  • Human resources

Lights, Camera, Motion #1 Webinar

  • Webinar
  • Live streaming
  • Remote/virtual Hearings

Lights, Camera, Motion #2 Webinar

  • Webinar
  • Live streaming
  • Remote/virtual Hearings

Lights, Camera, Motion #3 Webinar

  • Webinar
  • Appellate process and procedure
  • Live streaming

Ramping Down and Ramping Up Webinar

  • Webinar
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • Case management
  • Human resources

Court Staff Expectations About Pandemics

  • Case study
  • Considerations
  • Legal backgrounder
  • Human resources

COVID 19 Insurance Coverage Litigation Webinar

  • Civil
  • Webinar
  • Case management
  • Tech tools

Essential Steps to Tackle Backlog and Prepare for a Surge in New Cases Webinar

  • Children, Families, and Elders
  • Civil
  • Webinar
  • Case management
  • Tech tools

COVID 19 Commercial Contract Litigation Webinar

  • Civil
  • Webinar
  • Case management
  • Tech tools

Handling High Volume Dockets: Spotlight on Eviction Cases Webinar

  • Civil
  • Technology
  • Webinar
  • Evictions and foreclosures
  • ODR
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • Tech tools

Jury Service and Accessing Court Services Remotely in a (Post) Pandemic America: Results From a New National Public Opinion Poll Webinar

  • Civil
  • Communications & Funding
  • Technology
  • Webinar
  • Jurors and juror selection
  • Jury trials
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • Tech tools

Addressing Court Workplace Mental Health and Well Being in Tense Times Webinar

  • Webinar
  • Vulnerable populations
  • Human resources

Reopening Strategies and Costs Webinar

  • Communications & Funding
  • Webinar
  • Budget

“Back to the Future”: Video Remote Interpreting and Other Language Access Solutions in the Time of COVID Webinar

  • Criminal
  • Webinar
  • Language access and interpreters
  • Tech tools

Reestablishing Jury Pools in the COVID 19 Era Webinar

  • Civil
  • Technology
  • Webinar
  • Jurors and juror selection
  • Live streaming
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • Tech tools

How State Courts are Using Innovative Technologies and Responsible Health and Safety Practices to Resume Jury Trials Webinar

  • Civil
  • Technology
  • Webinar
  • Jurors and juror selection
  • Jury trials
  • Live streaming
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • Tech tools

Treatment Courts and COVID 19 Webinar

  • Webinar
  • Vulnerable populations

Video Remote Interpretation Solutions and Resources for Courts

  • Criminal
  • Considerations
  • Fact sheet
  • Language access and interpreters

Considerations in Resuming Court Operations

  • Considerations
  • Courthouse access/screening
  • Facilities
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Remote Court Operations Incorporating A2J Principles

  • Civil
  • Checklist
  • Evictions and foreclosures
  • Facilities
  • Case management

Remote Conferencing Tips and Security Guides

  • Considerations
  • Remote/virtual Hearings

FEMA Public Assistance Resources for Courts

  • Considerations
  • Courthouse access/screening
  • Facilities
  • Human resources

Linking a YouTube Account to a Zoom Account

  • Checklist
  • Live streaming
  • Remote/virtual Hearings

Prioritization of Case Types

  • Considerations
  • Case management

Coronavirus & the Courts: Survivors of Domestic Violence

  • Considerations
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • Case management

Implementing Technology in Times of Crisis

  • Considerations
  • ODR
  • Cybersecurity
  • Tech tools

CCJ/COSCA Family Justice Initiative Virtual Triage, Pathways and COVID 19

  • Considerations
  • ODR
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • Case management

Teleconferencing Platforms

  • Considerations
  • Remote/virtual Hearings

Video Conferencing Configurations

  • Children, Families, and Elders
  • Civil
  • Technology
  • Considerations
  • Evictions and foreclosures
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • SRLs
  • Case management
  • Tech tools

COVID 19 Translated Resources Directory

  • Fact sheet
  • Language access and interpreters

Key Virtual Hearing Platform Capability Considerations

  • Checklist
  • Considerations
  • Live streaming
  • Remote/virtual Hearings

Cyber Threats and Cyber Hygiene During the COVID 19 Pandemic Crisis

  • Considerations
  • Cybersecurity

Mock Videoconference Hearing: Pierce County (WA) Superior Court

  • Case study
  • Sample notice/order
  • Remote/virtual Hearings

“Dos” and “Do Nots” for State Courts Facing Budget Challenges

  • Communications & Funding
  • Talking points
  • Budget

Checklist for Judges

  • Checklist
  • Remote/virtual Hearings

Recommendations In Person Court Interpretation

  • Considerations
  • Courthouse access/screening
  • Facilities
  • Language access and interpreters

Court Interpreter Exam Administration Considerations

  • Considerations
  • Language access and interpreters

Considerations for Reopening Courthouses

  • Considerations
  • Courthouse access/screening
  • Facilities
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Technology Options for Jury Trials and Grand Jury Proceedings

  • Children, Families, and Elders
  • Civil
  • Criminal
  • Technology
  • Considerations
  • Fact sheet
  • Sample notice/order
  • Jurors and juror selection
  • Jury trials
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • Case management
  • Tech tools

SRL One Page Remote Hearings Sample Instructions

  • Children, Families, and Elders
  • Civil
  • Technology
  • Considerations
  • Legal backgrounder
  • Evictions and foreclosures
  • Courthouse access/screening
  • Language access and interpreters
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • SRLs
  • Tech tools

Livestream Public Access Benchcard

  • Children, Families, and Elders
  • Civil
  • Criminal
  • Technology
  • Bench card
  • Live streaming
  • Pretrial
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • SRLs
  • Case management
  • Tech tools

Considerations for High Volume Dockets During the Pandemic

  • Children, Families, and Elders
  • Civil
  • Criminal
  • Technology
  • Considerations
  • Children and family law
  • Evictions and foreclosures
  • High volume dockets
  • Traffic
  • ODR
  • Pretrial
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • SRLs
  • Case management
  • Tech tools

Virtual Courtroom Standards and Guidelines

  • Children, Families, and Elders
  • Civil
  • Criminal
  • Technology
  • Bench card
  • Checklist
  • Considerations
  • Live streaming
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • SRLs
  • Case management

Background and Legal Standards on Public Right to Access to Remote Hearings

  • Civil
  • Technology
  • Considerations
  • Legal backgrounder
  • Children and family law

Remote Hearings and Access to Justice

  • Children, Families, and Elders
  • Civil
  • Technology
  • Considerations
  • Legal backgrounder
  • Evictions and foreclosures
  • Courthouse access/screening
  • Language access and interpreters
  • Remote/virtual Hearings
  • SRLs
  • Tech tools

Treatment Courts and COVID 19 #2 Webinar

  • Webinar
  • Vulnerable populations