Article by Mike Heavican, Chief Justice, Nebraska Supreme Court and 2012 CSG Toll Fellow
The core mission of all courts is the delivery of justice in a fair and timely manner. Justice may be as mundane as paying a traffic fine or as significant as protecting the constitutional rights of an accused in a capital case. Increasingly, “fair and timely,” both in paying those traffic fines and in protecting the rights of the accused, depends on technology
Have you ever fumbled in your glove compartment, wallet or purse for your proof of insurance card at a traffic stop? Some states are making it possible, by legislation or regulation, for people to provide their proof of insurance electronically.