Resource: Pro Bono Innovation Fund (LSC 2015)
In March 2011, the LSC Board of Directors formed the Pro Bono Task Force to address the current crisis in legal services, where at least 50 percent of eligible low-income individuals seeking help from our grantees are turned away due to insufficie
Resource: Technology Initiative Grants (LSC 2015)
Since 2000, when Congress first appropriated special funds for the Technology Initiative Grants (TIG) program, the Legal Services Corpor
SRLN Brief: Rule 6.5 - A Powerful Tool to Diversify Pro Bono and Transform Court Services
Ethics rule 6.5 is a powerful tool to diversify pro bono programs and to transform court services because it allows unbundled lawyers to perform real time services in court-annexed programs without the onerous clerical burdens and limitations unde
Weblink: Voices for Civil Justice (Voices 2015)
Voices for Civil Justice launched in 2014 to serve as a nonpartisan communications hub advancing fairness in America’s legal system.
Alaska Court Uses Triage and Targeted Pro Bono Unbundled Legal Advice to Settle 80% of Contested Domestic Cases (News 2015)
Various Supplementary Resources: Listen to a piece about ERP on NPR
SRLN Brief: Examples of Legal Aid On-Line Intake and Triage Projects (SRLN 2016)
Over the years, legal aid programs developed complex intake protocols and decision trees to help manage their crushing caseload. Initially, these screening tools were simply paper documents that intake staff could use.
Report: The Self-Help Center Census: A National Survey (ABA 2014)
Using responses to an online survey, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services issued “The Self-Help Center Census: A N
Article: Using Technology to Enhance Access to Justice (Cabral, Chavan, Clarke, Greacen, Hough, Rexer, Ribadeneyra, Zorza 2012)
This is a collection of seven article published in the Fall 2012 issue of the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology (JOLT) as part of
Website: California Court-Legal Aid Partnership Grants (California 2015)
Each year ten percent of the California's Equal Access Funds allocation is distributed by the Legal Services Trust Fund Commission as Partnership Grants.
SRLN Brief: Integrating Unbundling into Self-Help Services (SRLN 2015)
The states vary tremendously on how they may have integrated unbundling into their service delivery systems.