In more advanced societies, the infrastructure for virtual court sittings came in handy to keep the judicial process going but sadly, our story is the direct opposite. In the Liberian Judiciary, the use of technology is rarely an option in the Court system, filing before the court is as ancient as the origin of the Common Law Practice. The use of technology will help eliminate barriers that could change public perception that the legal system is burdensome and time consuming. International organizations with interest in improving the legal system might step in, all that is required is the readiness to catch up with realities of today’s world. Once there is a desire to improve the Court system, funding sources can be solicited to unclog the wheel of progress towards a virtual court system.
Source: Front Page Africa January 05, 2021 05:03 UTC