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
News: Limited Licensed Legal Technician Program (American Bar Foundation 2017)
The Washington State Supreme Court (courts.wa.gov) and the Washington State Bar Association (wsba.org) created
News: Child Support Federal Grant Matchmaking Expands Access to Justice by Promoting Strategic Collaborations (OCSE 2016)
The Office of Child Support Enforcement (OCSE) continues to be a driving force in ATJ through a variety of funding strategies that support innovations benefiting self-represented litigants (SRLs) including:
Report: Supreme Court Task Force to Examine Limited Legal Licensing (Utah 2015)
From the Introduction:
Paper: Non-Lawyer Legal Assistance Roles (Clarke 2015)
The Utah Supreme Court has created a committee to study the possibility of creating a limited license legal technician - or something along those lines - in Utah.
Survey: SRLN Library Working Group National Self-Help in Libraries Survey (SRLN 2013)
The Law Librarians’ Working Group of the Self-Represented Litigation Network surveyed law libraries in the summer of 2013 about their services, including self-help programs.
Report: Navigator Snapshot Report (New York 2014)
From the Executive Summary
SRLN Brief: Justice Corps (SRLN 2015)
Justice Corps is a program that works in affiliation with Americorps and has been of tremendous benefit to numerous courts, most especially in California.
News: New York Combines Technology, Partners and Re-Engineering Reducing Court Time for DV Victims to Less Than an Hour and Saving Clerks 30 Minutes per File (New York 2015)
News: National Evaluation And Classification Framework For Non-Lawyer Projects Released (Public Welfare Foundation 2015)
As those of us in the access to justice movement know too well, across the country thousands of people arrive at court every day both unrepresented and unsure of where to go.