IN RE AMENDMENTS TO ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 19
court published for comment the Supreme Court Committee on
Automation's proposed amendments to Administrative Order
Number 19 as follows:
Amend Section (II) to authorize the Administrative Office of
the Courts (AOC) to promulgate policies and procedures
governing public access to court records through the Contexte
Case Management System.
Amend Section (II) to clarify a potential conflict with Ark.
Code Ann. § 25-19-105(a)(1)(B) providing that Ark. Code
Ann. § 25-19-105(a)(1)(B) does not apply to court
Amend Section (VI) to clarify that the bulk and compiled
licenses and data do not include document images.
In re Amendments to Administrative Order No. 19, 2018
Ark. 231 (per curiam). We adopt the amendments, effective,
January 1, 2019, and republish the order as set out below.
Order Number 19. Access to Court Records . . . .
II. Who Has Access Under This Order.
persons have access to court records as provided in this
following persons, in accordance with their functions within
the judicial system, may have greater access than the public
to court records:
(1) employees of the court, court agency, or clerk of court;
(2) private or governmental persons or entities who assist a
court in providing court services;
(3) public agencies whose access to court records is defined
by other statutes, rules, ...