Strategic Planning

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Article: Could 2021 Be The Year Of Civil Justice Reform? (Law360, Bayles 2021)

This Law 360 article, Could 2021 Be The Year Of Civil Justice Reform?, describes the potential for more civil justic
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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: Guiding Principles for Post-Pandemic Court Technology (CCJ/COSCA 2020)

The Conference of Chief Justices (CCJ) and Conference of State Court Administrators (COSCA) published these Guiding Principles for Post-Pandemic Court Technology on July 16, 2020 with the goal to better guide state courts as they moved services to
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Survey: SRLN Tiers of Service Survey Tool (SRLN 2015)

The SRLN Tiers Survey was developed for states to conduct a quick tiered inventory of their court based self-help services.
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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: 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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Report: Voices in the Civil Justice System: Learning from Self-Represented Litigants and Their Trusted Intermediaries (Alteneder & Gonzalez 2020)

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Paper: Community Justice Help: Advancing Community-Based Access to Justice (CLEO 2020)

This discussion paper provides a framework to understand the mechanisms that cultivate reslient access to justice communities. The paper offers universal principles that support community-based justice help systems.

Guide: Guidelines for the Operation of Self-Help Centers in California Trial Courts (California 2011)

The Administrative Office of the Courts, in collaboration with judges, court executive officers, attorneys, and other parties with demonstrated interest in services to self-represented litigants, is charged with the development of

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.