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Guest Post From Claudia Johnson On Washington ATJ Plan Including Racial Equity

Claudia writes: (Sorry for the Richard Zorza delay here in publishing.) The Access to Justice Board of WA State just adopted a new State plan for the Delivery of Legal Services for the 2018 to 2020 working period. It is is an … Continue reading

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Guest Blog From Claudia Johnson on Smartphone Usage

From Claudia, quoting a new Pew Report. “As  is true of the population more broadly, smartphones play an especially prominent role in providing online access to blacks and Hispanics with relatively low household incomes. Only around half of blacks and Hispanics from … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Claudia Johnson: What I’ve learned in the past 9 years of helping legal aid, courts, and other non-profits create online forms to promote Access for All

What I’ve learned in the past 9 years of helping legal aid, courts, and other non-profits create online forms to promote Access for All Claudia C. Johnson* While working across the U.S. in supporting states and courts adapt online forms … Continue reading

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Meet Claudia Johnson’s Daughter Scarlet Johnson, Now Blogging Too

Everyone in our network knows Claudia Johnson, who frequently guest blogs in this space. But I bet you did not know that her daughter Scarlet Johnson is now a blogger too, launching her blogging with this contribution, which exudes her … Continue reading

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Claudia Johnson Guest Post: Appellate Courts show willingness to reverse decisions where due process and decisions are not explained in SRL cases—Are DV cases the canary and a natural for innovation?

Multiple decisions have come to my attention where appellate courts are reversing trial courts on cases where one of the parties did not have a lawyer. All cases come from Domestic  Violence dockets. Is this a new trend for DV … Continue reading

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Great NYT Online Piece on “Legal Aid With A Digital Twist” Features Claudia Johnson, Law Help Interactive, and Others

At last, the media is staring to “get” that legal aid is not just traditional advocacy. The Time’s Fixes has a piece on digital expungment, ATJ hackathons, our guest blogger Claudia Johnson, Law Help Interactive and more. The rise of … Continue reading

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Claudia Johnson Suggests Incentive Awards ATJ Innovation

These observations are from Claudia Johnson. Thanks, Claudia, as always. Let’s create a Competition to solve the Access to Justice Problem! At the recent SRLN, the keynote speaker, Judge Burke from Minneapolis, gave took us back to basics and went … Continue reading

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Claudia Johnson on NLADA

I (Claudia) went to my 13th or 14th NLADA this year, excited to go to Los Angeles. Yelp—showed many local places of interest-and top of my list was visiting the LA public library after workshop hours (of course!)—they are open … Continue reading

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The year in “Access to Justice”: Claudia Johnson Reports on Some Statistics from this Blog

From Claudia Johnson: Here I share with Richard’s permission some of the statistics behind the blog. In early 2011, when the blog just got started, the blog was getting less than 500 views a month.  The 2012 peak was reached … Continue reading

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Claudia Johnson on Plain Language Resources

Two new Plain Language Resources for Courts and Access to Justice Initiatives In November 2012, the Maryland Access to Justice Commission released a plain plain language guide specifically for those writing instructions and materials for court users. The guide is … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Claudia Johnson on The Technology Future

With the first LSC Technology and Access to Justice Summit completed, and the second in the planning phase, this blog’s guest blogger Claudia Johnson offers these general thoughts on directions for the future.

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Learning About Our Guest Blogger Claudia Johnson

Many of you have read posts on this blog from Claudia Johnson.  Most of us did not know where here passion for access, and indeed the breadth of her vision, came from.  As she tells us in a recent post … Continue reading

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Claudia Johnson Guest Blogs on Information About LEP Services

I (Claudia) recently hosted a webinar on technology to assist self represented litigants as part of the LSNTAP webinar series. In preparing for the webinar it was evident that videos and visual tools are one of the strongest emerging trends. … Continue reading

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Claudia Johnson Blogs on the Equal Justice Conference

I have been lucky enough to have been in almost every single Equal Justice Conference since 2002. My first EJC was with Tanya Neiman—she gave me the opportunity to come with her and do a workshop on holistic advocacy while … Continue reading

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Claudia Johnson on “A Tale of Two Bars”

So, this blog has shared information on the debate that ensued in Texas, when the Supreme Court moved to simplified family law forms. https://accesstojustice.net/2012/01/25/texas-supreme-court-moves-forward-on-forms/. The State Bar has tried to change  the Court’s decision to move towards simplifing the forms … Continue reading

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