Maryland Centralizes District and Circuit Court Self-Help While Expanding Phone and Mobile Support (News 2016)
After unifying its statewide self-help support services into a single call line and support center, the Maryland court system’s new Maryland Self-Help Center expects to at least doub
Pittsburgh Court Doubles the Number of Self-Represented Litigants Served In First Three Months With No-Cost Reengineering Initiative (News 2016)
In Pittsburgh, reengineering was the key to serving Self-Represented Litigants (SRLs), resulting in the opening of the court’s Family Division Self-Help Center (SHC), which do
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.
Article: Community Courts and Family (Chase, Alexander, Miller 2000)
The authors introduce the idea of a community court as an interaction among courts, social service agencies, and the community.
Article: Unbundling and the Lawyer's Duty of Care (Hornsby 2012)
This article looks at the standards set in the ABA's Model Rules of Professional Conduct 1.2(c) and how to implement it with actual clients in consultations, document assembly, and advocacy.
Report: Navigator Snapshot Report (New York 2014)
From the Executive Summary
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.
SRLN Brief: Rule 6.5 - A Powerful Tool to Diversify Pro Bono and Transform Court Services (SRLN 2015)
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