Survey: The State of State Courts: NCSC Public Opinion Surveys (NCSC 2014-2020)
Since 2014, the National Center for State Courts has commissioned the State of the State Courts in
Report: Technology, Access to Justice, and the Rule of Law (The Law Society 2019)
The Law Society represents, promotes, and supports solicitors, publicising their unique role in providing legal advice, ensuring justice for all and upholding the rule of law.
Resource: Interactive story map shows hurricane impacts and Florida’s vulnerable populations (SRLN & Florida Bar Foundation 2018)
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
Report: Nonlawyer Navigators in State Courts: An Emerging Consensus (McClymont 2019)
Research: Accessing Justice in the Contemporary USA: Findings from the Community Needs and Services Study (Sandefur 2014)
In 2014, Rebecca Sandefur and the American Bar Foundation released Accessing Justice in the Contemporary USA: Findings from the
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.
Resource: GIS/Data Resources for Justice (SRLN 2017)
Geographic Information System (GIS) technology and data can provide useful information to drive decision making in the justice community. Here are some resources that can help.
SRLN Brief: Canadian Access to Justice Research (SRLN 2016)
Access to justice issues have frequented academic, legal, political and mainstream debates for many years in Canada where the percentage of self-represented litigants in civil cases is also significant.
Weblinks: The Court Statistics Project (NCSC 2015)
The Court Statistics Project (courtstatistics.org) (CSP) — a joint project of the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) and the Conference of State Court Administrators (COSCA) — publishes caseload d
Resource: Equal Access Unit of the California Center for Families, Children & the Courts (Judicial Council of California 2015)
The Equal Access Unit of the Center for Families, Children & the Courts has materials available for courts, court-based self-help programs, and other nonprofit providers of lega