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Report: Standards for Language Access in Court (ABA 2012)

Report: Standards for Language Access in Court (ABA 2012)

A project of the Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants, the Standards for Language Access in the Courts (2012)  (available here) offers standards and extensive commentary to provide guidance to courts in designing, implementing, and enfo ...

Report: Report of the Court Processes Simplification (Court Processes Simplification Working Group 2012)

This is a report of the Court Processes Simplification Working Group (CPSWG) of the Canadian Action Committee on Access to Justice in Civil and Family Matters hosted by the Canadian Forum on Civil Justice that explores court simplification efforts and opp ...

Report: The Sustainable 21st Century Law Library: Vision, Deployment and Assessment for Access to Justice (Zorza 2012)

Report: The Sustainable 21st Century Law Library: Vision, Deployment and Assessment for Access to Justice (Zorza 2012)

Richard Zorza writes that “this is a moment of opportunity for law libraries to transform themselves as leaders in providing access to justice for all as part of a broad alignment of the legal system.” He notes that law libraries are becoming entry points ...

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 ...

Webinar: Public Library Webinar Series (Pro Bono Net 2012)

Webinar: Public Library Webinar Series (Pro Bono Net 2012)

In the fall of 2012 Pro Bono Net produced the Libraries and Access to Justice Webinar Series to increase awareness among librarians and community stakeholders about free, online resources for people with legal needs, how librarians can access and utilize ...

Report: Evaluation of Glen Burnie District Court Self-Help Center (Maryland 2012)

Report: Evaluation of Glen Burnie District Court Self-Help Center (Maryland 2012)

This is a comprehensive evaluation of the Glen Burnie District Court Self-Help Center that helped lay the groundwork for Maryland now completely statewide and all court levels centralized self-help, see more at https://mdcourts.gov/selfhelp. From the intr ...

Article: Turner v. Rogers - Improving Due Process for the Self-Represented (Zorza 2012)

Article: Turner v. Rogers- Improving Due Process for the Self-Represented (Zorza 2012)

Article by Richard Zorza on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Turner v. Rogers (2011) and how courts should see this decision as an opportunity to improve their services and programs for self-represented litigants. Recommended Citation: Richard Zorza, ...

Article: It’s Not Triage if the Patient Bleeds Out (Pollock & Greco 2012)

Article: It’s Not Triage if the Patient Bleeds Out (Pollock & Greco 2012)

Recommended citation: John Pollock & Michael S. Greco, Response, It’s Not Triage if the Patient Bleeds Out, 161 U. PA. L. REV. PENNUMBRA 40 (2012), http://scholarship.law.upenn.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1102&context=penn_law_review_online.   ...

Article: Unbundling and the Lawyer's Duty of Care (Hornsby 2012)

Article: Unbundling and the Lawyer's Duty of Care (Hornsby 2012)

This article looks at the standards set in the ABA's Model Rules of Professional Conduct 1.2(c) and how to implement it with actual clients in consultations, document assembly, and advocacy. Recommended citation: William Hornsby,  Unbundling and the ...

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

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 ...