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Report: A Comparative Readability Study of Plain Language Court Forms (Mindlin 2012)

This article presents the results from the first quantitative readability study of plain language court forms in the United States. Sixty citizens on a jury panel were selected to respond to brief questionnaires that tested relative comprehension of plain ...

Report: A Report and Analysis of Action Plans throughout California (California 2003)

This June 2003 report analyzes pro se  court action plans from county courts throughout California, examining court program needs assessments and program designs as well as the community partnerships which were integral to plan development in each county. ...

Estimating the Cost of Civil Litigation (NCSC 2013)

Complaints about litigation costs have likely existed for as long as the legal profession, but those costs are extremely difficult to measure. Most studies of litigation costs rely on surveys that ask lawyers to report costs in a sample of actual cases fi ...

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 ...

VA Legal Aid Society's New Online Triage System Dramatically Realigns Staff Resources to Increase Service to Eligible Clients (News 2016)

VA Legal Aid Society's New Online Triage System Dramatically Realigns Staff Resources to Increase Service to Eligible Clients (News 2016)

  With a new online eligibility tool built in Neota Logic, Virginia Legal Aid Society (VLAS), which typically handles 14,000 calls a year on its hotline, successfully diverted 1,800 ineligible intakes in the first eight months of the tool being live, allo ...

LEAN Manufacturing Analysis Helps Senior Legal Hotline Network Serve More Clients in Better Ways (News 2016)

LEAN Manufacturing Analysis Helps Senior Legal Hotline Network Serve More Clients in Better Ways (News 2016)

  The Center for Elder Rights Advocacy (CERA), a project of Elder Law of Michigan (ELM) provides technical assistance to state, regional, and local organizations in the design, implementation, administration, and evaluation of low-cost legal assistance de ...

Paper: How Fair, Fast, and Cheap Should Courts Be? (Greacen 1999)

Making the court system fairer, faster, and cheaper are at the top of most agendas for restoring public trust and confidence in the legal system. But how much fairer, faster, and cheaper do the courts need to be to meet the public's needs? So long as ...

Report: White House LAIR: Expanding Access to Justice, Strengthening Federal Programs First Annual Report (DOJ 2016)

White House LAIR released its first annual report entitled Expanding Access to Justice, Strengthening Federal Programs, which is also available at https://www.justice.gov/atj/page/file/913981/download.  From the executive summary:   "Civil legal aid— ...

Report:  Remote Appearances of Parties, Attorneys and Witnesses, A Review of Current Court Rules and Practices (SRLN 2017)

Report: Remote Appearances of Parties, Attorneys and Witnesses, A Review of Current Court Rules and Practices (SRLN 2017)

The Remote Appearances of Parties, Attorneys and Witnesses, A Review of Current Court Rules and Practices report is a follow up report to Serving Self-Represented Litigants Remotely – A Resource Guide.  It "presents the author’s conclusions about the ...

Report: North Dakota Supreme Court Family Mediation Pilot Project Evaluation

Report: North Dakota Supreme Court Family Mediation Pilot Project Evaluation

In this report, the North Dakota Supreme Court evaluates its mandatory mediation pilot program for contested parenting time matters.  Over the course of four years, and through this report as well as prior interim reports, it was determined that the pilot ...