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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 ...

Report: Self-Represented Litigants in New York City: Characteristics, Needs, Services in Family and Housing Court (New York 2005)

In 2005, the New York State Unified Court System’s Office of the Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for Justice Initiatives (DCAJ-JI) released this report that surveyed 3,303 litigants appearing without a lawyer (“self-represented litigants”) in the New Yo ...

Report: Self-Represented Litigants in Nova Scotia: Needs Assessment (Canada 2004)

The Self-Represented Litigants Project of the Court Services division of the Nova Scotia Department of Justice surveyed 40 judges, 163 court staff and 58 self-represented litigants (SRLs) to identify the greatest needs for courts and SRLs and to make reco ...

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 ...

Survey/Report: Self-Represented Litigation in Nebraska: Survey of Judges and Clerks (Nebraska 2015)

This is a joint project of the Nebraska Supreme Court Committee on Self-Represented Litigants and Nebraska Legal Aid that surveys judges and clerks about self-representation. Strategic Planning Reports Surveys Nebraska United States Self Represented Litig ...

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 ...

Best Practices: Best Practices For Court Help Centers: A Guide for Court Administrators and Help Center Staff Inside and Outside New York State (New York 2015)

A comprehensive best practices guide developed by New York covering the details of day-to-day operations of a self-help center, including a history of the New York state court help centers, initial considerations, types of services to offer, staffing and ...

Article: The Case for Court-Based Document Assembly Programs: A review of the New York State Court System’s "DIY" Forms (Klempner 2014)

In this article, Rochelle Klempner, Chief Counsel, New York State Courts Access to Justice Program, explores how document assembly systems can serve as a critical tool for access to justice for the self-represented litigant. Part I provides an overview of ...

Report: Access to Justice Metrics Informed by the Voices of Marginalized Community Members: Themes, Definitions and Recommendations Arising from Community Consultations (Canadian Bar Association 2013)

The Canadian Bar Association’s Access to Justice Committee’s Building Block #1 Access to Justice Metrics sought to develop a practical definition of access to justice and to identify tangible indicators and goals to measure progress. The Committee resolve ...

Presentation: Current Research on SRLs (SRLN 2014)

Presentation: Current Research on SRLs (SRLN 2014)

Update on research on Self-Represented Litigants presented at the NACM 2014 Mid-Year Conference, which can be viewed at  http://nacmconference.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/SRL-Slides.pdf, and then an update on that research at the May 2014 Equal Justice ...