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National Center for Access to Justice Announces Results of New Justice Index (2014)

National Center for Access to Justice, Justice Index (2014) The National Center for Access to Justice has reveled the results of its first Justice Index. The Justice Index examines the presence, or absence, in state justice systems of best practices for:  i) providing attorneys … Continue reading

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Research in Progress: Accessing Civil Legal Assistance and Citizen Engagement (2014)

Alyx Mark (alyx@gwu.edu; alyxmark.wordpress.com) National Science Foundation (Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant), The George Washington University (Institutional sponsor) Approximately 2 million qualifying individuals seek out free civil legal services each year, but only about half of them actually receive services due … Continue reading

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North Carolina Legal Services Providers Generate $48 Million in Economic Impact (2014)

A 108% Return on Investment: The Economic Impact to the State of North Carolina of Civil Legal Services in 2012, University of North Carolina Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity; North Carolina Equal Access to Justice Commission (2014) Executive Summary Report … Continue reading

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Expanding Civil Legal Aid: Strategies for Branding and Communications (2013)

Expanding Civil Legal Aid: Strategies for Branding and Communications (2013)     Lake Research Partners, Tarrance Group (2013) Lake Research Partners and the Tarrance Group, under contract with the Public Welfare and Kresge Foundations as part of its funding for the … Continue reading

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LSC Issues Report on the Summit on the Use of Technology to Expand Access to Justice (2013)

LSC- Report of the Summit on the Use of Technology to Expand Access to Justice (2013) The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) released a report on December 30, 2013 of its summit on the use of technology to expand access to … Continue reading

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LSC Provides Update On Its Data Project (2013)

Using Data To Improve Delivery of Legal Services The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) provided an update on its ongoing data project at the November 2013 National Legal Aid and Defender Association (NLADA) annual conference in Los Angeles. The goals of the … Continue reading

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Data Sessions Held at NLADA Annual Conference (2013)

The following two sessions on data were held at the NLADA Annual Conference on November 7, 2013 in Los Angeles: Using Data to Improve the Delivery of Legal Services: A Discussion of LSC’s Data Project Santa Barbara Room – 8:30 … Continue reading