Guidance

Crown Court Digital Case System training guides and videos

Guides and interactive videos for defence lawyers and prosecutors on using the Digital Case System to work on Crown Court cases online.

The multi-hander solution for the Digital Case System is beginning national roll out on 30 July 2018. Check your local court for the go-live date. The quick reference guides below have been updated to show the new process. Defence practitioners should start with the ‘Working with Defence Restrictions’ guide. Skype demo sessions are also being arranged. Contact daniel.hodges@justice.gov.uk for details.

Quick reference guides:

Register, log in and find a case

Manage account details

Create a case

Create a case video

Give or ask for access to a case

Adding a defence domain video
Inviting a defence advocate video

Ingest a bundle into a case

Ingest a bundle into a case video

Manage the digital file cover

Memoranda: leave notes and messages

Manage the index and upload documents

Manage the structure of a case

Download the index and bundle

Search within a case

Additional review tools

Direct a court to a page

Download and upload documents in the review pane

Working with notes in a digital case file

Adding notes video

Record of Case Activity (ROCA)

Manage the indictment

Manage the plea and trial preparation hearing (PTPH) form

Splitting a case

Splitting a case video

Merging cases

Notifications

Working with defence access restrictions

Uploading to restricted sections video

Digital Case System to Crown Prosecution Service two-way interface

Changing a case to multi-handed

Published 29 January 2016
Last updated 6 August 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated videos added.
  2. Training guides updates and videos removed.
  3. QRG notifications document published.
  4. Add body worn video footage information
  5. Digital Case System to CPS two-way interface guide updated.
  6. Additional training video added
  7. Update to Digital Case System to Crown Prosecution Service two-way interface guide
  8. Updates to 14 of the user guides
  9. Added DCS to CPS two-way interface and DCS standard file structure guidance documents
  10. First published.