State Language Access Plans
News: Interactive story map shows hurricane impacts and Florida’s vulnerable populations (Florida 2017)
The Self-Represented Litigation Network (SRLN) helped The Florida Bar Foundation create a new data resource that reveals the impact of Hurricane Irma on Florida and the vulnerable populations who could potentially need civil legal aid in the recov
News: Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice Uses SRLN Maps for Statewide Strategic Planning (Illinois Supreme Court 2017)
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.
Rhode Island Judiciary Provides Equal Access for Individuals with Limited English Proficiency (Rhode Island 2016)
In April 2016, the Rhode Island Justice Department announced the closure of its case concerning the provision of language assistance to individuals with limited English proficiency (LEP) in the state court system following the successful implement
Plan: Hawaii State Judiciary Language Access Plan (Hawaii 2014)
This is the Hawaii State Judiciary Language Access Plan, which can be found at http://www.courts.state.hi.us/docs/services/LEP.pdf.
Plan: Nebraska Judicial Branch Language Access Plan (Nebraska 2014)
The Nebraska Supreme Court recognizes that language access to court proceedings, probation services and court-ordered assistance, treatment, etc., may have a lasting and life-altering impact upon a limited English proficient (LEP) court user and h
Massachusetts Trial Court Language Access Plan (2014)
Published by Chief Justice of the Trial Court Paula M.
Report: California Strategic Plan for Language Access in the Courts (2015)
More than 200 languages and dialects are spoken in California. Without proper language assistance, Limited English Proficient (LEP) court users may be excluded from meaningful participation in the judicial court process.