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Reaching SRLs During COVID: Outreach Campaigns Leverage Social Media, Ad Spots, and Traditional Print to Ensure SRLs Know Self-Help Support Is Still Available (News 2021)

Reaching SRLs During COVID: Outreach Campaigns Leverage Social Media, Ad Spots, and Traditional Print to Ensure SRLs Know Self-Help Support Is Still Available (News 2021)

With in-person support for SRLs limited or halted due to COVID, a significant number of self-help services are continuing to serve the public even when their court might be closed. The challenge in this circumstance becomes how to tell the public that sel ...

Report: Survey of Social Workers in Massachusetts (Rosie's Place 2015)

Report: Survey of Social Workers in Massachusetts (Rosie's Place 2015)

Rosie's Place, www.rosiesplace.org, a women's shelter in Boston, conducted a survey in 2015 of social services workers in Massachusetts and found that 1) social workers are providing a very significant amount of legal information to their client ...

Roles Beyond Lawyers: Evaluation of the New York City Court Navigators Program (News 2017)

Roles Beyond Lawyers: Evaluation of the New York City Court Navigators Program (News 2017)

A new study by the  American Bar Foundation  (ABF),  National Center for State Courts  (NCSC), and supported by the  Public Welfare Foundation, confirms the efficacy of a new solution to the growing access to justice crisis in American civil courts. The s ...

Report: Nonlawyer Navigators in State Courts: An Emerging Consensus (McClymont 2019)

Report: Nonlawyer Navigators in State Courts: An Emerging Consensus (McClymont 2019)

This report provides a survey of the national landscape of nonlawyer navigator programs in state courts assisting self-represented litigants. It includes an analysis of 23 programs in 15 states and the District of Columbia. It is based on extensive outrea ...

Report: Trusted Help - Legal help on the frontlines (LFO 2018)

Report: Trusted Help- Legal help on the frontlines (LFO 2018)

The Law Foundation of Ontario (LFO) published two reports following their research on the role of community workers helping people with legal problems. As 'trusted intermediaries', these frontline workers – including from community organizations ...

Report: Community Justice Help: Advancing Community-Based Access to Justice (CLEO & LFO 2020)

Report: Community Justice Help: Advancing Community-Based Access to Justice (CLEO & LFO 2020)

Community based organizations are essential partners to courts, legal aid, pro bono, and the private bar as they build systems to support remote delivery, which is increasingly becoming a part of any delivery system. The report, “ Community Justice Help: ...

Study: AmeriCorps Court-Based Navigator Programs (Justice in Government Project 2020)

Study: AmeriCorps Court-Based Navigator Programs (Justice in Government Project 2020)

The Justice in Government Project (JGP) at American University, with support from Pew Charitable Trusts, seeks to support funding for legal aid and improve initiatives that address the access to justice gap. The JGP's Civil Legal System Modernization ...

Article: Could 2021 Be The Year Of Civil Justice Reform? (Law360, Bayles 2021)

Article: Could 2021 Be The Year Of Civil Justice Reform? (Law360, Bayles 2021)

This Law 360 article,  Could 2021 Be The Year Of Civil Justice Reform?, describes the potential for more civil justice reforms in 2021, including more nonlawyer navigators in our state courts.   Recommended Citation: Cara Bayles, Could 2021 Be The Year Of ...

Resource: SRLN Justice Tech Working Group Contributions List (SRLN 2021)

Resource: SRLN Justice Tech Working Group Contributions List (SRLN 2021)

This page provides a list of living documents that explore important justice tech issues. If you would like to make suggestions please leave a comment in the doc and the SRLN Working Group Facilitator will review. View the SRLN Justice Tech Working Group& ...

Resource: WriteClearly.org Plain Language Library, Example Forms (WriteCleary)

Resource: WriteClearly.org Plain Language Library, Example Forms (WriteCleary)

The WriteClearly.org Plain Language Library was adapted by Transcend under a Legal Services Corporation Technology Innovation Grant (LSC TIG #9061). This resource provides a repository of example documents for a range of legal aid and court forms, includi ...