Legal Case Management System

Introduction

The module captures the entries of total legal cases, hearings of the given University and maintains a track for the same along with its graphical representation.

When we launch the portal, LCMS appears in the dropdown of Governance Section.

In this dashboard, Admin can access Manage legal and Lawyers. Admin can View and Update the total cases, hearing this week, hearing next week, in favour and against cases, and its graphical representation.

This section gives us an overview of all the legal cases of all the departments.

LCMS Dashboard

It has the following subsections:

  • Total Cases

  • Hearing this week

  • Hearing next week

  • In favor cases

  • Against cases

  • Cases by Court (graphical representation)

Total Cases

This section manages all the legal cases of the University.

Clicking on View details will provide all the legal case details.
To add new cases, click on the Add Case button.

Hearing This Week

It will filter out the case hearings scheduled for the present week from the total cases.

Click on View details, it will provide all the legal case details, scheduled for the present week. Also, we will be able to search any specific case details quickly by entering the details in respective search boxes.

Hearing Next Week

It will filter out the case hearings scheduled for the next week from the total cases.

Clicking on View details option will provide all the legal case details scheduled for next week. Also, we will be able to search any specific case details quickly by entering the details in respective search boxes.

In Favour Cases

It will filter out and display the cases which are in favor of the organization.

Clicking on View details option will provide all the legal cases which are in favor of the organization. Also, we will be able to search any specific case details quickly by entering the details in respective search boxes.

Against Cases

This section will filter out and display the cases which are against the organization.

Clicking on View details will provide all the legal cases which are against the organization. Also, we will be able to search any specific case details quickly by entering the details in respective search boxes.

Cases by Court

This section graphically represents numbers of cases by respective courts in the organization.

Cases by Type

This section graphically represents cases by its type like civil cases, criminal cases, etc. and total number of cases.

This section will provide a list of all the Legal Cases. We can search for cases with the help of search boxes provided under all the fields with the required details.

Also, we will be able to add cases by clicking on Add Cases.

Click on Add Details, the form to add a new case will appear as follows. Enter the details of Case Number, Court, Case Title, Assigned To, Subject, Case Brief, Date Of Disposal, Case Status, Judgement Document Link, Remarks and Click on Submit.

We can update the Legal Cases by clicking on the Edit Link given against the Legal Case in the list.

To view hearing details and Judgement documents of Legal Case and update the Next hearing Details , click on the View link against the Legal case in list. To view and add new hearing details click on the hearing details button.

To add New Hearing fill all the required details and submit it. Case hearing details are shown at the bottom of the page.

To View and Update Hearing Details, click on the Edit link against the hearing detail.

To view Judgement documents, click on hearing details button.

Lawyers

Launching this section displays the list of the existing lawyers' details along with their Name, Mobile Number, Email ID and respective Courts. The Admin can also Add Lawyers' details by clicking on Add New Lawyers' Details and filling in the required details.

Settings

Setting consists of three sub-sections:

  • Courts

  • Case Status

  • Types of Cases

a) Courts

To view settings of courts, click on Settings/Gear icon in Action column.

Click on the View icon to View Details of all the courts. Click on the Update icon to update existing court details. To add a new court, click on the New Court option on the top right of the page and fill in the following details:

  • Short Code

  • Name

  • Status ( Select from drop-down for Active/Inactive)

  • Court Type (Select from drop-down)

b) Case Status

In the Case Status section all the types of cases whether they are in In-favour, Against or Pending with their active and inactive status will be listed.

c) Type of Cases

In the Type of Cases section all subcategories of cases types like civil cases, criminal cases, etc. with their active and inactive cases will be listed.

Annexure

Role NameDescription
legal_adminThis role is to be provided to the person from the University who handles the legal cases registered in the University.
legal_data_entry_operatorThis role is to be provided to the person from the University who inserts the legal details under the supervision of Legal Admin.
legal_admin_viewThis role can only view the legal case registered in the University.

Diagrams

LCMS Activity DiagramLCMS Use Case Diagram

Glossary

  • Legal Case: A legal case is in a general sense a dispute between opposing parties which may be resolved by a court, or by some equivalent legal process. A legal case is typically based on either civil or criminal law. In most legal cases there are one or more accusers and one or more defendants.

External Resources

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