Research

In addition to the resources highlighted on srln.org, be sure to check the following sites, which house important research, data, reports and evaluations that impact access to justice for the self-represented litigant.

Resource: Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice Uses SRLN Maps for Statewide Strategic Planning

The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice has started using the SRLN demographics maps for presentations to circuit clerks, circuit court judges, civil legal aid and pro bono practitioners.

Resource: What’s In It For Me? How to Use Geospatial Data Visualization to Inform and Engage Decision Makers

At the 2017 American Bar Association (ABA) Equal Justice Conference and the 

Conference: Esri User Conference (San Diego, California 2017)

The 2017 Esri User Conference will be held July 10-14, 2017 in San Diego, California. For more information, please see the Esri event page:
SRLN GIS for Justice

Resource: SRLN Launches GIS for Justice Google Group (SRLN 2016)

Spatial thinking has the power to inform decision making, to influence public opinion, and to communicate complicated data more simply.

GIS Day Webinar: Geo-enable to Bring Data to Life for Justice (SRLN 2016)

In coordination with GIS Day and National Geographic's Geography Awareness Week, the Self-Represented Litigation Network (srln.org)  has hosted and recorded a webinar on some of the ways geographic information systems (GIS) technology is being use

SRLN Brief: Canadian Access to Justice Research (SRLN 2016)

Access to justice issues have frequented academic, legal, political and mainstream debates for many years in Canada where the percentage of self-represented litigants in civil cases is also significant.

Weblink: The Court Statistics Project (NCSC 2015)

The Court Statistics Project (CSP) — a joint project of the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the Conference of State Court Administrators (COSCA) — publishes caseload data from the courts of

Resource: Equal Access Unit of the California Center for Families, Children & the Courts (California 2015)

The Equal Access Unit of the Center for Families, Children & the Courts has materials available for courts, court­based self­help programs, and other nonprofit providers of legal

SRLN Brief: Research & Data Resources (SRLN 2015)

In addition to the resources highlighted on srln.org, be sure to check the following sites, which house important research, data, reports and evaluations that impact access to justice for the self-represented litigant.