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Best Practices: Best Practices for Programs to Assist Self-Represented Litigants in Family Law Matters (Maryland 2005)

From the introduction: Maryland courts recognize the increasing participation of selfrepresented litigants, particularly in family law matters. Although some litigants decline the opportunity to retain qualified counsel, the overwhelming majority of self- ...

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 ...

Evaluation: Report on Programs to Assist Self Represented Litigants of the Baltimore City Circuit Court of the State of Maryland- Final Report (Maryland 2004)

An evaluation of the programs to assist self represented litigants in the Circuit Court of Baltimore City, Maryland. The Report was prepared as part of the Trial Court Research and Improvement Consortium Pro Se Assessment Project and uses an Executive Ass ...

Best Practices: Best Practices in E-Filing (LSC & SRLN 2013)

Best Practices: Best Practices in E-Filing (LSC & SRLN 2013)

This document, the preparation of which was funded by the Legal Services Corporation through a grant to Central Minnesota Legal Services, was developed in close collaboration with SRLN. It explores a variety of principles and practices in areas from fee w ...

Weblink: National Center for State Courts Triage Page (NCSC 2015)

On the page, the NCSC provides resources for court personnel who contemplate triage through the lens of case management, which is a critical step towards simplification. Many of the resources cited are repeated here, but be sure to check the NCSC page for ...

Research: Judge - SRL Communications Research (SRLN 2007)

Research: Judge- SRL Communications Research (SRLN 2007)

Through funding from the State Justice Institute, the California Administrative Office of the Courts, and the Maryland Judiciary, the Self Represented Litigation Network conducted two research projects this year (2006-2007). These projects are: 1) Courtro ...

Book: Writing for Dollars, Writing to Please The Case for Plain Language in Business, Government, and Law (Kimble 2012)

Book: Writing for Dollars, Writing to Please The Case for Plain Language in Business, Government, and Law (Kimble 2012)

This book collects the empirical evidence for the value of plain language in business, government, and law. Professor Kimble summarizes 50 studies (no less) showing that using plain language can save organizations and agencies a significant amount of mone ...

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 ...

Article: The Case for Court-Based Document Assembly Programs: A review of the New York State Court System’s "DIY" Forms (Klempner 2014)

In this article, Rochelle Klempner, Chief Counsel, New York State Courts Access to Justice Program, explores how document assembly systems can serve as a critical tool for access to justice for the self-represented litigant. Part I provides an overview of ...

Conference: Esri User Conference (San Diego, California 2017)

Conference: Esri User Conference (San Diego, California 2017)

The 2017 Esri User Conference will be held July 10-14, 2017 in San Diego, California. For more information, please see the Esri event page: http://www.esri.com/events/user-conference   Monday, July 10, 2017- 7:30am to Friday, July 14, 2017- 5:30pm Add to ...