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Information & guidance to help and support justice

We are facing unprecedented times. The impact of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic on justice processes is being felt around the world. CaseLines is supporting legal systems to maintain justice and provide vital services for their citizens. So we’ve put together a resource hub with guidance from experts, partners and governments from around the world to help you maintain critical services for justice.

CaseLines & Virtual Hearings: Frequently Asked Questions

Updated April 9th 2020

International: Access to Family Justice during Covid-19 Crisis

Resolution held a webinar that considered how six different jurisdictions were providing family justice in light of Covid-19.

Canada: ‘Paper-based system is not going to exist anymore’ Chief Justice Morawetz says of post-COVID-19 court

The Lawyer’s Daily in Canada recently published an article detailing how Covid-19 has accelerated the courts to move from a paper-based system to digital systems.

CaseLines Core Skills for Virtual Hearings

In collaboration with the Family Law Bar Association, we have put together a guide to using CaseLines in a virtual hearing.

US: National Center for State Courts Webinar on how to establish virtual hearings

In this webinar recording, you will hear from stste court leaders in the US who already implemented virtual hearings and judges who are conducting them

The next step to virtual courts: securely sharing evidence

As courts close across the globe it is clear that the ability to run virtual courts is of paramount importance to maintaining justice systems. Some courts have adopted virtual conferencing tools to keep connected and facilitate critical hearings. Yet, conducting an effective virtual hearing efficiently requires more than just having the parties on a phone or video link.  Transferring evidence between agencies and parties remains a stumbling block for many seeking to successfully implement virtual courts. David Jackson offers his thoughts on the next steps to virtual courts.

US: Courts Deliver Justice Virtually Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

From home offices and kitchen tables, federal judges are foregoing their traditional courtroom settings to continue some of their courts’ vital operations virtually amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

US: Strategic Issues to Consider when Starting Virtual Hearings

The National Centre for State Courts’ Joint Technology Committee have released a response bulletin around the strategic issues to consider when starting virtual hearings

CA: New court process for hearing essential and urgent applications in B.C. Supreme Court

Effective March 19, 2020, the B.C. Supreme Court suspended regular operations of the Supreme Court of British Columbia until further notice. While the courthouses are closed, applications may be made to the Court only for essential and urgent matters. The move is part of the Court’s efforts to protect the health and safety of court users and to help contain the spread of COVID-19.

Best Practice for filing a CaseLines eBundle

CaseLines new eBridge function allows you to file a CaseLines eBundle to an existing court case management system without upload size limits or security risks.



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