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Comments: SRLN Comments to Proposed Court Rule Changes in Florida on Technology Integration (SRLN 2021)

On July 1, 2021, the Florida Supreme Court appointed Workgroup on the Continuity of Court Operations and Proceedings During and After COVID-19 filed a
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News: Self-Help Innovations in Maryland (News 2021)

The Maryland Court Help Center 2021 Provider Conference offered a glimpse into some of the cutting edge innovations in self-help in the COVID era.1  

Note: Sixth Amendment Challenge to Courthouse Dress Codes (Harvard Law Review 2018)

Courthouses with dress codes require the public to conform to particular standards of attire in order to enter.

Report: Digital Justice: HMCTS Data Strategy and Delivering Access to Justice Report and Recommendations (Byrom 2019)

This report was based on research conducted by Dr. Byrom during a three-month secondment to HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMCTS) in early 2019, at the invitation of HMCTS chief executive Susan Acland-Hood.

Article: Faster, Cheaper & As Satisfying: An Evaluation of Alaska’s Early Resolution Triage Program (Marz 2016)

The Alaska Court System, in partnership with the Alaska Pro Bono Program, created the Early Resolution Program (ERP) to address many issues with which courts across the country are grappling: how to efficiently and effectively manage divorce and c

Paper: A Case for Court Governance Principles (Becker and Durham 2010)

State courts have had ample reasons for questioning the continued viability of traditional approaches to organizing their work and to providing leadership.
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Report: Designing for Housing Stability: Best Practices for Court-Based and Court-Adjacent Eviction Prevention and/or Diversion Programs (Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program and American Bar Association 2021)

Designing for Housing Stability: Best Practices for Court-Based and Court-Adjacent Eviction Prevention and/or Diversion Programs (Joint Report of the Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program and American Bar Association 2021)
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Survey: SRLN Tiers of Service Survey Tool (SRLN 2015)

The SRLN Tiers Survey was developed for states to conduct a quick tiered inventory of their court based self-help services.
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Resource: Washington Courts Access to Justice Technology Principles (Washington State Courts 2020)

Following the Conference of Chief Justice's Resolution 13, CCJ Resolution on Technology Standards, the Washington Courts issued Access

SRLN COVID-19 Brief: Alaska Courts and Attorneys Keep Probate Matters Moving (News 2020)

While many states have reported difficulties in processing probate cases during the Covid-19 pandemic, Alaska has been remarkably successful in moving these cases along, and even to some extent expediting them beyond what had been happening before