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Some Thoughts Triggered by the Maryland Law Help Mobile Apps

Maryland is helping set the pace on mobile apps for access to justice.  The press release lists the impressive list of tools and resources included: Access to the legal help pages maintained by the Maryland Judiciary with detailed information about … Continue reading

Posted in Mobile Technology, Technology

Shift of Poor People to Mobile Phones May Result in Undercounting in Legal Needs Studies

The Center for Disease Control has just released some stats on the relationship between poverty and cell phone use.  As they put it: Adults living in poverty (56.2%) were more likely than adults living near poverty (46.1%) and higher income … Continue reading

Posted in Metrics, Research and Evalation | 3 Comments

Another Mobile App to Get us Thinking About Potential

The University of California at Irvine Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse and neglect has released an app that might get us thinking. As described: Based on input from multidisciplinary community partners, we’ve created these useful features for this mobile … Continue reading

Posted in Document Assembly, Domestic Violence, Mobile Technology, Technology

Early Court App for Mobile

As reported in the Law Vegas Review Journal, this court app helps people find out which courtroom their case will be heard in. The application will help users search via party, attorney or case number to find the date, time … Continue reading

Posted in Court Management, Mobile Technology, Technology | 2 Comments

Multi-Faceted Mobile App for Citizenship

The Immigrants Action Network and Pro Bono Net have launched a great mobile app (right now in beta on Android only; IOS to come) for citizenship applicants. This is not just an info app, but a tool.  The features listed … Continue reading

Posted in Immigration, Mobile Technology | 1 Comment

Time For a National Center on Mobile Access to Justice

Several organizations have been stepping up to the plate on mobile, for example, LSC with its TIG grants, Illinois LegalAidOnline with their informational and pro bono apps, the State Bar of Georgia. Not to mention the Pro Bono Net, Northwest Justice … Continue reading

Posted in Funding, Mobile Technology, Technology | 5 Comments

LSC TIG Grants Announced — The Year of Mobile and Beyond

They are out, the new TIG grants and it is a great list. In this post, I briefly summarize one significant area, mobile, and how we might take the innovations even further. This is clearly the year of mobile.  Grants … Continue reading

Posted in Mobile Technology, Technology | 3 Comments

NY Launches Mobile Office with Video for Remote Court Appearance

This a great idea.  I am sure we will learn a lot from it.  I hope we get a good evaluation out of the project.  Here is the release: State-of-the-Art Vehicle Includes Private Meeting and Conference Rooms with Video Links … Continue reading

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Out of the Ballpark Again — Illinois Pro Bono Mobile App

Illinois LegalAid Online does it again. This time it is their Pro Bono Mobile App, now available for the iPhone, and soon for other platforms.  (See also prior post on their Self-Help App) This new app offers primers on Illinois … Continue reading

Posted in Access to Justice Generally | 3 Comments

Making Mobile Gov Project

The US government has a project dedicated to helping government make full use of mobile technologies.  As the site says: We are starting by helping you discover information and make the case for mobile in your agency. Next, we want … Continue reading

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Montana Planning Mobile Version of LawHelp Site

I keep pushing that we move faster in mobile technology — the data is that poor populations often find smartphone access cheaper than traditional web access. So it is great news that Montana legal aid and Pro Bono Net, in … Continue reading

Posted in Mobile Technology, Technology | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Access to Justice Generally, Guest Bloggers, Mobile Technology, Technology

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

Posted in Document Assembly, Guest Bloggers, Self-Help Services, SRLN, Technology, Tools | 2 Comments

Media Coverage for “Roles Beyond Lawyers” Spreads

There is already some media coverage for the Roles Beyond Lawyers Report. In the shocking but likely event that some of your constituencies might find the Wall Street Journal or WNYC more reliable than my blog, here are links to … Continue reading

Posted in Access to Justice Generally, Court Management, Media, Non-Lawyer Practice

Data Maps Come to Access to Justice Planning

This is an important step in ensuring that strategic planning is informed by underlying indicia of need. The Self-Represented Litigation Network has just launched a national, but highly granulated online tool for looking at national county by county level statistics … Continue reading

Posted in 100% Access Strategy and Campaign, Access to Justice Generally, Evictions, Housing, Metrics, Poverty, SRL Statistics, SRLN