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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 ...

Resolution: Supporting Recognition of Chief Judge Eric T. Washington, DC Court of Appeals (2017)

Resolution: Supporting Recognition of Chief Judge Eric T. Washington, DC Court of Appeals (2017)

Self-Represented Litigation Network Resolution 1-2017   Supporting Recognition of Chief Judge Eric T. Washington, District of Columbia Court of Appeals WHEREAS, Chief Judge Eric T. Washington has served as vice-chair or chair of the Access, Fairness and P ...

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 ...

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 ...

Judicial Guidance for Cases Involving Self-Represented Litigants

Judicial Guidance for Cases Involving Self-Represented Litigants

Judges are often unsure of how to handle cases which involve a self-represented party. Many court systems have produced judicial bench guides and other materials to ensure that self-represented litigants can present their case to the court in a meaningful ...

News: Alaska Court Uses Triage and Targeted Pro Bono Unbundled Legal Advice to Settle 80% of Contested Domestic Cases (Alaska State Court System 2015)

News: Alaska Court Uses Triage and Targeted Pro Bono Unbundled Legal Advice to Settle 80% of Contested Domestic Cases (Alaska State Court System 2015)

Various Supplementary Resources: Listen to a piece about ERP on NPR Learn more about the self-help services in Alaska for family law cases (opens as PDF) Early Resolution for Family Law Cases in Alaska's Courts Faster, Cheaper & As Satisfying: An ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...