Mission Statement

scales of justice The mission of the Commission to Reimagine the Future of New York’s Courts’ (“Commission”) is to research, analyze and make innovative proposals for the justice system of the future. To this end, the Commission shall consider regulatory and structural innovations, and enhanced use of technology and online platforms, to more effectively and efficiently adjudicate cases and improve the accessibility, affordability, and quality of civil legal services for all New Yorkers.

The Commission shall obtain widespread input through public comment sessions, targeted outreach, and the views of experts. The Commission shall think creatively and make practical, achievable recommendations that may be implemented — in the short-term or long term — by the Chief Judge or Legislature, as the case may be. The Office of Court Administration shall coordinate with the Commission and furnish such information and assistance as the Commission determines is reasonably necessary to accomplish its purposes.