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SRLN Brief: Memo on Model Code of Judicial Conduct 2.2 Revisions (SRLN 2012)

SRLN Brief: Memo on Model Code of Judicial Conduct 2.2 Revisions (SRLN 2012)

This memorandum lays out ways that states can develop state-specific comment language for their judicial codes. The memo reflects recent research, as well as recent state developments as of date of publishing. Judges Judicial Ethics United States SRLN Mem ...

Report: NCSC Judicial Conduct Reporter (Gray 2014)

This issue of the Judicial Conduct Reporter includes an indepth look at how states are addressing the ethics issues posed by self-represented litigants, including a review of case law and Judicial Code of Ethics 2.2. 2.2 Judges Reports Judicial Ethics Uni ...

SRLN Brief: Procedural Fairness / Procedural Justice (SRLN 2015)

SRLN Brief: Procedural Fairness / Procedural Justice (SRLN 2015)

Research has shown that when defendants and litigants perceive the court process to be fair, they are more likely to comply with court orders and follow the law in the future—regardless of whether they “win” or “lose” their case. This is called procedural ...

SRLN Brief: Case for Key Innovations to Support 100% Access (SRLN 2007)

SRLN Brief: Case for Key Innovations to Support 100% Access (SRLN 2007)

Collection of single page briefing papers prepared by the SRLN in 2007 to help interested parties make the "case for" key innovations. The following topics are covered:  • The Case for Self-Help Programs • The Case for Court-Based Forms and Inst ...

Guide: Delaware’s Judicial Guidelines for Civil Hearings Involving Self-Represented Litigants (Delaware 2011)

The Delaware Supreme Court adopted these guidelines, effective May 11, 2011, designed to address concerns that Judicial Officers may have regarding balancing self-represented litigants’ perceptions of procedural fairness while maintaining neutrality in th ...

Conference: Harvard Judicial Leadership Conference (SRLN 2007)

Conference: Harvard Judicial Leadership Conference (SRLN 2007)

Based on the research of the Self-Represented Litigation Network (SRLN), the resources below make up the original judicial curricula prepared by the National Center for State Courts (NCSC), the American Judicature Society, and the National Judicial Colleg ...

Article: Practical Advice from the Trenches (Wilson & Hutchins 2015)

Article: Practical Advice from the Trenches (Wilson & Hutchins 2015)

This article, by Judge Wilson and Judge Hitchins of Baltimore, discusses the value of neutral engagement in easy the tensions for the judge in the SRL courtroom. They write, "Fortunately, through a concept called neutral engagement, judges now have a ...

Article: Saving Courtroom Time: Techniques for Judges in Self-Represented Cases (Juhas, McKnight, Zelon, Zorza 2009, rev. 2015)

Article: Saving Courtroom Time: Techniques for Judges in Self-Represented Cases (Juhas, McKnight, Zelon, Zorza 2009, rev. 2015)

This article discusses 15 techniques that can increase courtroom efficiency when working with self-represented cases, and summarizes many of the practices suggested in the Judicial Curriculum (srln.org). Recommended Citation: Mark Juhas, Maureen McKnight, ...

Article: The Disconnect Between the Requirements of Judicial Neutrality and Those of the Appearance of Neutrality when Parties Appear Pro Se: Causes, Solutions, Recommendations, and Implications (Zorza 2004)

Article: The Disconnect Between the Requirements of Judicial Neutrality and Those of the Appearance of Neutrality when Parties Appear Pro Se: Causes, Solutions, Recommendations, and Implications (Zorza 2004)

In this article Richard Zorza explores the concept of engaged neutrality which, when employed by the judge, creates a more transparent and arguably more ethically neutral playing field for the self-represented litigant. Recommended Citation: Richard Zorza ...