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Paper: Non-Lawyer Legal Assistance Roles (Clarke 2015)

Paper: Non-Lawyer Legal Assistance Roles (Clarke 2015)

The Utah Supreme Court has created a committee to study the possibility of creating a limited license legal technician- or something along those lines- in Utah. Their report is due out at the end of November. As part of the committee's work, Tom Clar ...

Article: Unbundling and the Lawyer's Duty of Care (Hornsby 2012)

Article: Unbundling and the Lawyer's Duty of Care (Hornsby 2012)

This article looks at the standards set in the ABA's Model Rules of Professional Conduct 1.2(c) and how to implement it with actual clients in consultations, document assembly, and advocacy. Recommended citation: William Hornsby,  Unbundling and the ...

SRLN Brief: Intro to Design Thinking (SRLN 2017)

SRLN Brief: Intro to Design Thinking (SRLN 2017)

In the Access to Justice space, design thinkin g practices from the technology space are increasingly embraced to improve the way people access legal services and to improve and simplify the processes themselves. Reviewing practices around the country, we ...

Article: Insuring Civil Justice for All: Meeting the Challenges of Poverty (Fisher 2015)

Article: Insuring Civil Justice for All: Meeting the Challenges of Poverty (Fisher 2015)

There are 45.3 million persons living in poverty in the United States. 2 Poverty creates numerous challenges for individuals. Lack of affordable and livable housing, adequate healthcare, and sufficient food, and the inability to access and complete a qual ...

Article: New Roles for Non-Lawyers to Increase Access to Justice (Zorza & Udell 2014)

Article: New Roles for Non-Lawyers to Increase Access to Justice (Zorza & Udell 2014)

  Recommended Citation: Zorza, Richard & David Udell, New Roles for Non-Lawyers to Increase Access to Justice, 41 Fordham Urb. L.J. at 1260 (2014), available at  http://www.zorza.net/non-lawyer.pdf. LLLT non-lawyer Allied Professionals Linking a Self- ...

Article: No Legal Advice from Court Personnel - What Does that Mean (Greacen 1995)

Article: No Legal Advice from Court Personnel- What Does that Mean (Greacen 1995)

This is the seminal article that explores the underlying rationale that resulted in the blanket prohibition of clerk's not being able to provide information to the public for fear that it would be advice. In the article, Greacen suggests the framewor ...

Article: Some First Thoughts On Court Simplification: The Key To Civil Access And Justice Transformation (Zorza 2013)

Article: Some First Thoughts On Court Simplification: The Key To Civil Access And Justice Transformation (Zorza 2013)

From the Abstract: Given the discrepancy between access to justice needs and the resources that are realistically made available, current incremental approaches are almost bound to fail. The only realistic path to providing 100% of litigants with meaningf ...

Article: The Access To Justice “Sorting Hat” Towards A System Of Triage And Intake That Maximizes Access And Outcomes (Zorza  2012)

Article: The Access To Justice “Sorting Hat” Towards A System Of Triage And Intake That Maximizes Access And Outcomes (Zorza 2012)

In this seminal article, Richard Zorza discusses the fact that we know little of the processes by which the millions of people who approach courts, legal aid intake systems, and hotlines are directed into them, or the access services they do or do not rec ...

Article: Turner v. Rogers - Improving Due Process for the Self-Represented (Zorza 2012)

Article: Turner v. Rogers- Improving Due Process for the Self-Represented (Zorza 2012)

Article by Richard Zorza on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Turner v. Rogers (2011) and how courts should see this decision as an opportunity to improve their services and programs for self-represented litigants. Recommended Citation: Richard Zorza, ...