The Coronavirus pandemic has changed the way a lot of us do business, including the legal system, which has taken hearings online.
When local judges started holding online hearings, the Nueces County jail couldn’t connect to the courts remotely. That technology was recently installed, meaning inmates don’t have to leave the jail for hearings. Court is in session inside the Nueces County Jail.
“We’re set up with electronic technology, teleconferencing, for court procedure,” said Nueces County Sheriff J.C. Hooper. […]