October, 2004 -- The Center for Digital Government
is pleased to
announce that the Connecticut Judicial Branch’s website is among the
recipients of the distinguished 2004 Digital Achievements Awards (DGAA).
More specifically, the Connecticut Judicial Branch’s website has been
named as one of the top five websites in the category of
The awards program recognizes outstanding
agency and department websites and applications that enhance
interactions, transaction and/or services – in four categories:
government-to-government, government-to-citizen, government-to-business,
and government internal.
The DGAA is produced in conjunction with
the Center’s annual Best of the Web (BOW) contest. BOW recognizes the
most innovative, user friendly state and local government portals, while
the DGAA spotlights some of the nation’s most creative, advanced
government Web sites’ applications. The Center received more than 300
combined entries for the awards programs.
"As a judge of the Best of the Web for
all of its nine years and a judge for this inaugural 2004 Digital
Government Achievement Awards, I have a true appreciation for these
government organizations and the professionals behind the scenes who
built these incredibly sophisticated, creative and effective sites,"
said Cathilea Robinett, executive director of the Center. "It is a
pleasure to honor all of them with these awards."
The Center for Digital Government is a
national research and advisory institute on information technology
policies and best practices in state and local government. The Center is
a business division of e.Republic, which publishes Government
Technology magazine and Public CIO.
National Center for State Courts (NCSC)
Top Ten Best Court Websites
October, 2003 -- The
Connecticut Judicial Branch website was selected as
one of the ten best court websites in the
United States and Canada by the
National Center for State Courts (NCSC) at
its Court Technology Conference (CTC), the world's only conference
dedicated exclusively to court technology. Forty courts entered the
competition, held in Kansas City, Missouri.
National College of Probate Judges
Top 10 Probate Court websites
April 14, 2003 -- The Connecticut Judicial Branch
Website has been named one of the Top 10
probate court websites in the country, according to the Hon.
John N. Kirkendall, a Probate Judge of the Washtenaw (MI) County Trial
Court and a member of the Executive Committee of the
National College of Probate Judges.
January, 2000 -- Justice Served is an alliance of court management and justice experts providing
management services, consultation and training to courts, justice
agencies and their partners in technology, with particular emphasis on
aiding courts in the migration of court services to the World Wide Web.
The Top Ten Award is given out
twice each year. In January, 2000, Justice
Served examined over 300 sites to select the ones with
the most outstanding features and functionality. The Connecticut
Judicial Branch website was ranked in the top ten of all 300 sites