Articles From David Clark

Iowa looks to launch an electronic driver’s license By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, November 2015 Recently, Iowa Department of Transportation has launched a test pilot program to create an electronic driver’s license to work with smartphone technology.
Illinois enacts changes in obtaining search warrants electronically By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, December 2014 The revised statute provides for obtaining a search warrant by oral testimony, and omits the limitations of telephone, fax, or other means to exchange sworn testimony supporting a search warrant, when circumstances make it reasonable to dispense with a sworn affidavit.
Standards and Principles for an Electronic Record and Electronic Filing Standards and Principles By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, November 2013 A synopsis of both Standards and Principles for an Electronic Record and Electronic Filing Standards and Principles.
New 3M projector technology By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, February 2013 A review of the 3M MP410 projector.
Keeping current in your practice By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, April 2011 Applying sage advice using modern technology.
Ruling rethinks search warrant when evidence is digital By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, January 2010 Common practice for decades for investigators who enter a suspect’s home with a search warrant to look for illegal items and finding other contraband lying openly, they can seize the additional contraband despite not referenced in the warrant.  
Farewell, Friend By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, July 2009 Remembering retired 10th Circuit judge James McNabb Bumgarner, who died April 3 at age 89 in his Port St. Lucie, Fla., home.
Have you created a privacy policy? By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, October 2008 With more and more information gathered electronically, everybody needs to consider a privacy policy.
Got questions on new technology? ISBA’s committee has the answers! By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, November 2007   Your questions could be regarding the use of technology in the assisting clients from the office; or in the courtroom; or even from remote locations. No questions are too simple, or if they are too hard, CoLT will scour the ether for the answer.
A brown shoe in a black shoe world By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, August 2006 Ever get the feeling you’re the odd one out? Evaluating other offices, do you ever get the feeling that they may be outpacing you in office automation?
State of information sharing in Illinois By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, May 2006 An important meeting was held recently that addressed electronic filing in Illinois. Invitations were extended by the Administrative Office of Illinois Courts (AOIC) to a select group of Circuit Court Clerks at the inaugural meeting of the Electronic Filing Committee.
From the Chair By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, March 2006 With all apologies to Aldous Huxley, the brave new world is in the courtroom. More than ever before, technology is being accepted more in the everyday operations of the courtroom.
Beside the bar By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, December 2005 Woulda. Coulda. Shoulda. Three little words to second-guess ourselves. Let me share with you one of my “shouldas.”
Beside the bar By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, October 2005 Lawyers, clients, jurors and court personnel have to be aware of the changing nature of technology and the use or abuse of that technology.
Illinois Integrated Justice Panel finishes work! By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, December 2002 The governing board authorized by Gov. George Ryan last December is putting the final touches on the Strategic Plan to be submitted to both the governor and the state Legislature.
Internet Explorer security flaws update By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, October 2002 In the March 2002 Legal Tech newsletter, the following article appeared. At the time it was not revealed as to the extent of the damage in the breach of security discovered in Internet Explorer.
Helpful hints—security flaws in Internet Explorer By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, May 2002 Using a computer, without security from unauthorized entry or from viral and other infections, is a gamble most are unwilling to undertake.
Do it yourself: computer maintenance tips By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, April 2002 "Stick out your tongue and say 'Aaah!'" This phrase is unmistakably linked to a doctor's checkup.
Governor Ryan issues order for integrated justice By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, April 2002 On December 6, 2001, Illinois Governor George Ryan issued an executive order that may begin the process for an integrated criminal justice system.
Electronic e-mail and BBS issues in a court challenge By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, June 2000 This case was called to my attention by the Honorable Judge James Bumgarner (retired) a member of the Standing Committee on Legal Technology.
Planning for disaster By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, November 1999 Just when you thought it was safe to get past the pitfalls of an automation project, the work is only half done.
From technologies front line By David Clark Legal Technology, Standing Committee on, April 1999 Each November for the past several years, I have had the opportunity to attend COMDEX in Las Vegas.

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