An estimated 3 out of 5 people in civil cases go to court without a lawyer.

SRLN connects lawyers, judges and allied professionals who are creating
innovative and evidence-based solutions so that self-represented litigants
have meaningful access to the courts and get the legal help they need.

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SRLN is a network of innovative lawyers, judges, court staff, legal technologists, librarians and other allied professionals who believe everyone deserves access to justice. We are working to transform the American legal system so that every person who faces a civil legal issue can get the legal help they need, understand court proceedings and get a decision on the merits. We accomplish this by advancing innovative, evidence-based access-oriented solutions such as comprehensive court and legal aid self-help services, simplified court rules and procedure, and integrated systems that efficiently and effectively connect people who need lawyers to lawyers.

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