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How COVID-19 Will Permanently Change Court Systems

Just one of the outcomes from the pandemic.

Government and business have adjusted to how they are functioning in the midst of a pandemic. Many of these changes have revolved around remote work. E-government has gotten a big boost, too, with the goal being to help eliminate the need for citizens to have more direct, in-person contact when accessing government services.

It's likely that many have not thought about how the court system can operate in a less than "in-person" mode, but COVID-19 has provided some creativity and efficiencies. See this Government Technology article, "Will COVID-19 Cause Long-Term Tech Changes for Courts?"


Eric Holdeman is a contributing writer for Emergency Management magazine and is the former director of the King County, Wash., Office of Emergency Management.
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