Courts

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

Report: White House LAIR: Expanding Access to Justice, Strengthening Federal Programs First Annual Report (DOJ 2016)

White House LAIR released its first annual report entitled Expanding Access to Justice, Strengthening Federal Programs, which is also available at https://www.justice.gov/a

Report: White House LAIR: Civil Legal Aid Research Workshop Report (DOJ 2016)

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Report: Resource Guide on Serving Self-Represented Litigants Remotely (SRLN 2016)

The Resource Guide provides options for courts and other entities interested in providing services to self-represented litigants using means that are not face-to-face, instead of, or in addition to, in-person alternatives

Article: Unified Family Courts: Recent Developments in Twelve States (Greacen 2003)

A look at how courts in twelve states were enhancing access to justice for families in response to a 2002 white paper from the Conference of State Court Administrators on improving family courts.