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Report: LiveHelp Pilot Project Final Evaluation Report (Montana 2007)

Report: LiveHelp Pilot Project Final Evaluation Report (Montana 2007)

This report evaluates LiveHelp, an experimental tool added to the LawHelp network of access to justice websites that helps those not fully familiar with legal information on the web find that information. The full report can be downloaded below. Reports T ...

Report: Equal Justice and the Digital Revolution: Using Technology to Meet the Needs of Low-Income People (CLASP & NLADA 2002)

This report describes the history of legal aid technology innovation and recommends various objectives for the legal services community to continue to improve its use of technology to provide equal justice for all. technology Reports Technology United Sta ...

Report: Report of the Summit on the Use of Technology to Expand Access to Justice (LSC 2013)

Report: Report of the Summit on the Use of Technology to Expand Access to Justice (LSC 2013)

In 2012 and 2013, the Legal Services Corporation convened a national Technology Summit that brought together more than 75 representatives of legal aid programs, courts, government, and business as well as technology experts, academics, and private practit ...

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: Resources to Assist Self-Represented Litigants: A Fifty State Review of the State of the Art (Greacen 2011)

Report: Resources to Assist Self-Represented Litigants: A Fifty State Review of the State of the Art (Greacen 2011)

This report was originally commissioned by the Michigan State Bar Foundation to assist Michigan’s Solutions on Self-Help (SOS) Task Force, but modified to serve as a national resource so that it may be of value to other jurisdictions working to enhance su ...

Report: Making Self-Help Work: Bet Tzedek’s Conservatorship Clinic (Bet Tzedek 2013)

Since 2007, Bet Tzedek Legal Services  has been running a self-help conservatorship clinic in partnership with the Los Angeles Superior Court. Originally designed to serve 150 self-represented litigants per year, the program served more than 1,400 self-re ...

Report: The Gains from Clarity: A Research Report on the Effects of Plain-Language Documents (Mills & Duckworth 1996)

In this 1996 out of Australia, Gordon Mills and Mark Duckworth of Centre for Microeconomic Policy Analysis and Centre for Plain Legal Language at Sydney University found that the 1994 forms revisions in the Family Court of Australia resulted in 15% improv ...

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 ...

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 supporting the value of plain language in business, government, and law. Professor Kimble summarizes 50 studies (no less) that show using plain language can save organizations and agencies a significant amount of ...

News: Orange County, CA and the State of Texas Conduct User Experience Research and Learn that SRLs in Civil Cases Can E-File (Texas & California 2016)

News: Orange County, CA and the State of Texas Conduct User Experience Research and Learn that SRLs in Civil Cases Can E-File (Texas & California 2016)

What are we learning about self-represented litigants who e-file? Who are they? Where are they? What cases do they file? How do the tools work for them? Using identical survey instruments, the Superior Court in Orange County and the Texas Office of Court ...