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Consolidated Court Automation Programs

May 6, 2014

ON THE DEFENSIVE: Recognizing a court’s inherent authority

Few motions in criminal cases cause more confusion than those based on a court’s inherent authority.

Nov 13, 2013

Legislator behind failed CCAP proposal focuses on expunction

A Milwaukee state representative who earlier this year tried to advance a bill that would create a bifurcated online court records system now plans to focus on expunction instead.

Aug 1, 2013

Battle lines redrawn as legislators renew push for CCAP restrictions

The latest attempt to help those who are unfairly persecuted because of a wrongful arrest is drawing the ire of First Amendment advocates who say the measure would deny much of the public easy access to records.

Mar 14, 2012

State’s online court records withstand challenges

Wisconsin Circuit Court Access, the public's online access to court records in the state, has survived several attempts on its life through the years but remains in constant jeopardy, the president of a watchdog group says.

Jun 10, 2011

Milwaukee County criminal evidence piling up (VIDEO)

A Styrofoam mannequin head, a zebra riding horse and a section of wooden fence are some of the more unusual items housed in Milwaukee County Circuit Court’s criminal evidence rooms. At some point, each item may have proven critical to a case. But now, they are relics building up in storage areas that haven’t been […]

Apr 12, 2011

CCAP may be threatened

Madison - Wisconsin court officials fear the court’s data management system, including a popular site that allows anyone to easily look up the criminal records of friends and neighbors, could be on shaky ground if the governor's proposed budget breaks up its funding mechanism.

Apr 10, 2011

Wis. public court record access may be threatened

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JASON SMATHERS Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin court officials fear the court’s data management system, including a popular site that allows anyone to easily look up the criminal records of friends and neighbors, could be on shaky ground if the governor’s proposed budget breaks up its funding mechanism. Gov. Scott Walker’s proposed […]

Nov 9, 2010

A judicial dash(board) of innovation

A new feature of Wisconsin's court information tracking software allows judges to find all the information they need on a case with a minimum of effort.

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