Justice center first in nation to receive innovative adaptive equipment
Haywood County is first in the nation, thanks to a state-of-the-art piece of adaptive equipment.
The 30th Judicial District Domestic Violence-Sexual Assault Alliance placed an E-Board in the Haywood County Justice Center to provide assistance and accessibility to victims with disabilities who need to navigate the legal system. This is the first justice center in the nation to receive such technology, according to E-Board creators and Widget Works co-founders, Paul Audet and John Vandermey.
The E-Boards will help address accessibility issues for persons with disabilities involved in the judicial process, said District Attorney Mike Bonfoey.
“My prosecutors are thrilled to have the use of this new E-Board,” Bonfoey said. “This equipment will aid in the presentation of evidence in the ...