Tag Archives: Self represented litigants

Gorham: Facilitating Access to Legal Information by Self-Represented Litigants: An Exploratory Case Study of the People’s Law Library of Maryland

Ursula Gorham of the University of Maryland has published Facilitating Access to Legal Information by Self-Represented Litigants: An Exploratory Case Study of the People’s Law Library of Maryland, Journal of Open Access to Law, 2(1) (2014). Here is the abstract: … Continue reading

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Goyal: CBA Futures Twitter Chats on Law Practice, Technology, and Access to Justice

Monica N. Goyal, J.D., M.Sc., of Aluvion Law, recently led a series of Twitter chats on law practice innovation, as part of the Canadian Bar Association’s CBA Legal Futures Initiative. Two of these chats focused on legal technology: Technology and … Continue reading

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British Judiciary’s self-represented litigants report: Technology-related recommendations

The British judiciary’s study committee on self-represented litigants — called the Judicial Working Group on Litigants in Person — has issued its report. Here are technology-related recommendations from the report: [...] The Judicial Office and MoJ/HMCTS [UK Ministry of Justice … Continue reading

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May 8-11: ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference

Legal technology to enable access to justice is one of the main topics at ABA / NLADA Equal Justice Conference 2013, being held 8-11 May 2013 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA. Click here for the conference program. The Twitter hashtag … Continue reading

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Macfarlane: Empirical Study of the Needs of Self-Represented Litigants in Canada

Professor Dr. Julie Macfarlane of the University of Windsor has published The National Self-Represented Litigants Project: Identifying and Meeting the Needs of Self-Represented Litigants: Final Report (2013). The report states the findings of an empirical study of the needs of … Continue reading

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Johnson on the Future of Technology and Access to Justice

Claudia C. Johnson, Esq., of ProBonoNet has posted The Technology Future, on Richard Zorza’s Access to Justice Blog. This lengthy and interesting post covers a very large number of topics regarding how technological innovation is likely to influence legal aid … Continue reading

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Lawler et al.: Opportunities and Limitations in the Provision of Self-Help Legal Resources to Citizens in Need

Merran Lawler, LLB, JD, Professor Dr. Jeff Giddings, and Michael Robertson, all of Griffith University Law School, have published Opportunities and Limitations in the Provision of Self-Help Legal Resources to Citizens in Need, Windsor Yearbook of Access to Justice, Vol. … Continue reading

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