New York State Courts Access to Justice Program: 2011 Report

By: Jonathan Lippman, A. Gail Prudenti, Fern A. Fisher, and Rochelle Klempner. Published by: New York State Courts Access to Justice. Published in 2011

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The authors split this report into four sections: court programs and initiatives; technology, social media, and publications; how they address the access to justice needs of a diverse population; and community outreach. In the first section, they detail the volunteer lawyer program, uncontested divorce program, attorney emeritus program, the resolution assistance program, intra-program collaboration, and court help centers. In the second section, they discuss DIY form usage, document assembly programs, the access to justice program website, and social media. In the third section, they discuss the guardian ad litem program, the assigned counsel project, and the poverty simulation. In the fourth section, they discuss the community seminar series, the public librarians’ program, the community law day, and court tours and visits.

Categories: Courts, Self-Help, Policymakers and Funders, Technology, State-Specific, Self-Represented Litigants

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