Courts

Judicial Guidance for Cases Involving Self-Represented Litigants

Judges are often unsure of how to handle cases which involve a self-represented party.

Legal Information v. Legal Advice

For someone who works in the court system, distinguishing the difference between providing legal information and legal advice can be quite confusing.

National Association for Court Management (NACM) 2018 Annual Conference (Atlanta)

The 2018 NACM annual conference will occur in Atlanta, Georgia and will focus on the power of active engagement.  For more information see the conference webpage.

Resource: Title IV-D Funding Resource Guide (SRLN 2014, revised 2017)

Many state court systems and individual courts take advantage of federal funding under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act to obtain reimbursement for the costs of adjudicating chi

Reports: Statewide Evaluation of Court ADR (Maryland 2013)

The Maryland Judiciary commissioned independent researchers to conduct the following studies as part of its long-term commitment to build alternative dispute resolution (ADR) programs in Maryland and to provide the highest quality ADR services to

Roles Beyond Lawyers: Evaluation of the New York City Court Navigators Program

A new study by the American Bar Foundation (ABF), National Center for State Courts (NCSC), and supported by the 

Limited Licensed Legal Technician Program

The Washington State Supreme Court and the Washington State Bar Association created an innovative program to ex

Webinar: How to Incorporate Plain Language into Court Forms, Websites, and Other Materials

The National Association for Court Management, in partnership with the Self-represented Litigation Network (SRLN), invites you to participate in its third webinar of 2017 on November 29, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.

Resource: Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice Uses SRLN Maps for Statewide Strategic Planning

The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice has started using the SRLN demographics maps for presentations to circuit clerks, circuit court judges, civil legal aid and pro bono practitioners.
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Report: Remote Appearances of Parties, Attorneys and Witnesses, A Review of Current Court Rules and Practices (SRLN 2017)

The Remote Appearances of Parties, Attorneys and Witnesses, A Review of Current Court Rules and Practices report is a follow up report to