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Report: Survey of Social Workers in Massachusetts (Rosie's Place 2015)

Report: Survey of Social Workers in Massachusetts (Rosie's Place 2015)

Rosie's Place, a women's shelter in Boston, conducted a survey in 2015 of social services workers in Massachusetts and found that 1) Social workers are providing a very significant amount of legal information to their clients, and 2) They want a ...

Survey/Report: Self-Represented Litigation in Nebraska: Survey of Judges and Clerks (Nebraska 2015)

This is a joint project of the Nebraska Supreme Court Committee on Self-Represented Litigants and Nebraska Legal Aid that surveys judges and clerks about self-representation. Strategic Planning Reports Surveys Nebraska United States Self Represented Litig ...

Survey: Washington LawHelp User Survey (WA LawHelp 2015)

This is an example of a survey for online legal services users from Washington LawHelp in Washington State. The Washington LawHelp website provides a link to this survey on every webpage of their site-- the accessibility of the survey link increases user  ...

Report: Building A Litigant Portal: Business and Technical Requirements (NCSC 2015)

Report: Building A Litigant Portal: Business and Technical Requirements (NCSC 2015)

With funding from State Justice Institute, Thomas Clarke of the National Center for State Courts assembled two advisory committees – one to develop the business requirements for a litigant portal, and another to examine the technical requirements necessar ...

SRLN Brief: Communications Resources (SRLN 2015)

SRLN Brief: Communications Resources (SRLN 2015)

A communications strategy, which is central to any project's success, not only charts communications with internal and external customers, but also serves as an important driver for the metrics collected to measure success. Voices for Civil Justice h ...

Report: Washington State Civil Legal Needs Study (Washington State Supreme Court 2015)

A Washington Supreme Court commissioned statewide survey of more than 1,600 low-income Washingtonians discovered that seven of ten low-income individuals and families in Washington State face at least one significant civil legal problem each year, and the ...

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 ...

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

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, court-­based self-­help programs, and other nonprofit providers of legal self­-help services. The materials include sample instructional handou ...

SRLN Brief: Research & Data Resources (SRLN 2015)

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. The American Bar Association's ...

Article: A Restorative Adjudication Process Shows Promise (Teryl 2015)

Article: A Restorative Adjudication Process Shows Promise (Teryl 2015)

In 2012, the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission initiated a project to integrate restorative justice principles into an administrative agency. Early research showed that when restorative justice principles guided the agency's changes, access to just ...