Research

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Report: Sargent Shriver Civil Counsel Act: Report to the Legislature (Judicial Council of California 2020)

On Monday July 13, 2020 at noon eastern, the SRLN Research Working Group hosted a presentation by Bonnie Hough of the California Judicial Council and Kelly Jarvis of NPC Research who reported on the major, multi-year research produced as a result
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Resource: SRLN Legal Design Bibliography (SRLN 2020)

The attached bibliography provides a comprehensive, but not exhaustive, list of resourcs and materials related to legal design research, thought leadership, and case studies demonstrating it's potential to improve access to justice.  
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Website: IAALS Honoring Families Initiative (IAALS)

The Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System Honoring Families Initiative is a project aimed at promoting new approaches to improve outcomes in legal issues related to divorce, separation, and
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Evaluation: The Utah Online Dispute Resolution Platform: A Usability Evaluation and Report (i4J Program 2020)

The Utah Online Dispute Resolution Platform: A Usability Evaluation and Report was published by the Innovati
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Report: Cases Without Counsel: Experiences of Self-Representation in U.S. Family Court (IAALS 2016)

The following excerpt introduces the report:
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Report: The Justice Gap: Measuring the Unmet Civil Legal Needs of Low- Income Americans (LSC 2017)

The report begins with the following introduction –
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Report: HM Courts & Tribunals Service Citizen User Experience Research (HMCTS 2018)

The report provides the summary produced below –
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Report: National Self‐Represented Litigants Project: Identifying and Meeting the Needs of Self-­Represented Litigants (Julie Macfarlane 2013)

The following is the National Self‐Represented Litigants Project: Identifying and Meeting the Needs of Self-­Represented Litigants Final Report Executive Summary –  
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Resource: Law + Design Workbook (Hagen 2017)

The Legal Design Lab's Law + Design Workbook is a guide for running a legal design cycle.
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Report: Voices in the Civil Justice System: Learning from Self-Represented Litigants and Their Trusted Intermediaries (Alteneder & Gonzalez 2020)

Executive Summary