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Thoughts on a Discouraging Post-Turner Decision from the GA Court of Appeals

The Georgia Court of Appeals (intermediate appellate court), in a complex, but none-the-less discouraging and hard to understand (in both senses of the phrase) decision has de-certified the class in a case designed to answer a question left open in … Continue reading

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Troubling Post Turner Decision from the Wyoming Supreme Court

In State Dept. of Family Services v. Currier, 2013 WY 16, the Wyoming Supreme Court rejected the claim that the risk of incarceration required appointment of counsel in civil contempt child support cases in which the relief was sought by … Continue reading

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Turner Lives

An Ohio intermediate appellate court of appeals case, Crain v. Crain, 2012-Ohio-6180http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/2/2012/2012-ohio-6180.pdf correctly reads Turner v. Rogers, and reverses a contempt judgement in which counsel was denied. The defendant had been found in civil contempt for failure to make child … Continue reading

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Video of Turner v. Rogers Anniversary Symposium Now Online

The video of the June 20 OSCE/DOJ Turner Symposium is now online.  Here is part of the description from the invite:  [S]peakers include George Sheldon, Acting Assistant Secretary Administration for Children and Families; Vicki Turetsky, OCSE Commissioner; Daniel Olmos, Department … Continue reading

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Judicature Article on Broad Strategic Impact of Turner v. Rogers

I am proud that Judicature has just published my new article on Turner v. Rogers:  The Implications for Access to Justice Strategies. The article is aimed at courts, the bar, legal aid programs, and access to justice Commissions, with the … Continue reading

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NCSC Court Trends 2012 Online — Article on Turner v Rogers and Due Process

The NCSC publication Future Trend in State Courts 2012, is now up on their website. From the preface by Mary McQueen: This year’s edition of the National Center for State Courts’ Future Trends in State Courts series focuses on “Courts … Continue reading

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More on the Turner v. Rogers Anniversary Forum — DC In Person and Streaming Seats Available

Here is the text of the invite from HHS to the 2 PM Eastern, Wed June 20th session, to be held at Hubert H. Humphrey Building, 1st Floor Auditorium, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, DC 20201: You are invited to … Continue reading

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Department of Justice and Office of Child Support (HHS) Anounce Webcast Forum on Turner v. Rogers on June 20

I am proud that I will be part of a live and streamed Forum on Turner, on its first anniversary. Here is the announcement: Turner v. Rogers Anniversary Forum:  Fundamental Fairness and the Ability to Pay in Child Support Proceedings … Continue reading

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Maximizing the Impact of Turner v. Rogers — Judges’ Journal Article on Courtroom Best Practices

My article A NEW DAY FOR JUDGES AND THE SELF-REPRESENTED The Implications of Turner v. Rogers, has just been published in the Judges’ Journal. I very much hope that it will be helpful in freeing judges to take engaged and neutral … Continue reading

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Academic Paper on Turner v Rogers Issues Challenge to Advocates

This paper may be the first academic treatment of Tuner.  It is part of the University of Pennsylvania Law School Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper Series, and of the University of Tennesse, Knoxville, College of Law Legal Studies … Continue reading

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After Turner: A Proposed “Attorney Diagnosis” Approach to Triage for Access to Justice

After Turner, emphasizing due process requirements for cases involving the self-represented, there is an urgent need to think of better ways to decide who needs what services in order to get access to justice, and not just in the civil … Continue reading

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Last Blast on Turner

I am sorry if I have seemed to be suffering from Turner-obsession this last ten days.  But it really is an important decision, and has taken a lot of my time because I believe it has the potential to transform … Continue reading

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Turner and the Self-Represented — A Summary of Its Very Broad Implications and The Begining of a New Jurisprudence

Below find the full text of my post on ConcurringOpinions titlted Turner’s Trombone Blows for Every Self-Represented Litigant.  It is, of course, part of the Synposium on the case that David Udell and I are co-hosting. Turner v. Rogers, 564 … Continue reading

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Turner Symposium — Link to Review and Refocusing Questions

Here is the first couple of paras of the review and refocusing post on the Turner Symposium on the ConcurringOpinions blog: As of day three, post Turner, some trends have begun to emerge in the commentary, on this blog at … Continue reading

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Updadates from the Turner Blog

Some useful ideas from the Turner v. Rogers blog.

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