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Article: Focus Group: Connecting Writers of Legal Documents with Their Audience (Mindlin & McCormick 2012)

This article is about focus groups which are a qualitative research tool that tell you if the main message and purpose of your form are understood. It also tackles who uses focus groups, data analysis, number and location of focus groups to be conducted, ...

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 ...

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.   Simplification Triage Judges Trial ...

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 ...

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

Preferred 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 Tria ...

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 ...

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 ...

Report: Evaluation of Glen Burnie District Court Self-Help Center (MD 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: Using Technology to Enhance Access to Justice (Cabral, Chavan, Clarke, Greacen, Hough, Rexer, Ribadeneyra, Zorza 2012)

This is a collection of seven article published in the Fall 2012 issue of the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology (JOLT) as part of LSC's June 2012 technology summit. These articles focus on how to best utilize particular technologies to enhance ac ...

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 ...