Minnesota courts hit reset on troubled online access system

Submitted by NFOIC on Thu, 07/25/2019 - 9:00am

Minnesota’s judicial branch is pulling the plug on an ambitious software project that would have given the public remote online access to court records statewide.

The project, approved in 2017 and scheduled to go live this past January, has been plagued by missed deadlines, frequent programming mistakes and security errors. Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea said the branch will start over rather than try to patch up the troubled web portal.

“I think there was just a really high level of frustration,” Gildea said in an interview this week. (Read more here...)