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Report: Effectiveness of Courtroom Communications in Hearings Involving Two Self-Represented Litigants (SRLN 2008)

Report: Effectiveness of Courtroom Communications in Hearings Involving Two Self-Represented Litigants (SRLN 2008)

These materials are the product of research conducted by the Network and its partners into the effectiveness of, and best practices in, communication between judges and the self-represented. They include a 30-minute DVD in which a judge summarizes the res ...

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SRLN Brief: Academic Law Library - Public Library Partnerships (SRLN 2015)

SRLN Brief: Academic Law Library- Public Library Partnerships (SRLN 2015)

As noted in the American Association of Law Libraries Access to Justice White Paper, legal research instruction has always been core to academic librarianship. One role for academic law librarians in promoting access to justice is to provide training to p ...

Article: Plain Language Overview (Transcend 2005)

This article talks about what constitutes the Plain Language training program, the benefits of using Plain Language, and which organizations use the Plain Language by Transcend. Plain Language United States Plain Language Overview (2005).pdf Transcend 200 ...

Evaluation: Evaluation of the Van Nuys Legal Self Help Center- Final Report (California 2001)

  In April of 2001, the Empirical Research Group of the UCLA School of Law was commissioned by San Fernando Valley Neighborhood Legal Services and the County of Los Angeles to "design a system, procedure and framework for evaluating the effectiveness ...

Evaluation: Report on the Self-Help Centers of the 4th Judicial District Court of the State of Minnesota (Minnesota 2004)

This report is an evaluation of the Self Help Programs of the Fourth Judicial District Court of the State of Minnesota, located in Hennepin County. The Hennepin County District Court Self Help Centers and Program provide a mature and effective service to ...

Study: Lessons from the Country: Serving Self-Represented Litigants in Rural Jurisdictions (Henschen 2002)

This study focuses on the particular concerns of rural jurisdictions in meeting the challenges of  pro se  litigation, examining 25  pro se  assistance programs serving rural or predominantly rural jurisdictions across 17 states. Findings are drawn from s ...

Research: Principles of Readability (DuBay 2004)

This research gives a brief introduction to the literacy studies in the U.S. and the research on readability and the readability formulas. It is available at  http://www.impact-information.com/impactinfo/readability02.pdf     Plain Language United States ...

Article: Plain Language Works for Pro Per Litigants (Mindlin & McCormick 2004)

This article discusses the benefits of using Plain Language court forms for self-represented litigants. It enumerates the readability and advanced features used in adapting Plain Language in Domestic Violence Restraining Order (DVRO) forms. Plain Language ...

Article: A Modest Wish List for Legal Writing (Kimble 2003)

The author of this article cited some ways to improve the readabilty of legal documents. The article is available at  http://www.plainlanguagenetwork.org/kimble/modest.htm Plain Language United States Joseph Kimble 2003 ...