Strategic Planning

Report: Clearing a Path to Justice (MD Working Group on Self-Representation 2007)

This Report is a useful example for jurisdictions thinking about how to build analysis and support as they develop self-help services. From the table of contents:

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

Resource: Alaska’s Justice Ecosystem: Building a Partnership of Providers (SRLN 2017)

Created by the Self-Represented Litigation Network for the Alaska Court System, this Story Map describes Alaska’s civil justice ecosystem and the common civil legal issues that many Alaskans face.  It recognizes that legal issues rarely occur in i

Brief: Intro to Design Thinking (SRLN 2017)

In the Access to Justice space, design thinking practices from the technology space are increasingly embraced to improve the way people access legal services and to improve and simplify the processes themselves.

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

Resource: Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Access to Justice Uses SRLN Maps for Statewide Strategic Planning

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.

Conference: Esri FedGIS Conference (Washington DC 2017)

The 2017 FedGIS Conference will be held February 13-14, 2017 in Washington, DC.

Report: White House LAIR: Expanding Access to Justice, Strengthening Federal Programs First Annual Report (DOJ 2016)

White House LAIR released its first annual report entitled Expanding Access to Justice, Strengthening Federal Programs, which is also available at https://www.justice.gov/a

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.

Resource: America's Civil Courts: Whom Do We Serve? (SRLN 2016)

America's Civil Courts: Whom Do We Serve? is a new geospatial story map produced by the Self-Represented Litigation Network to be