Category Archives: Meetings

Self-Represented Litigation Network Plans Equal Justice Conference Pre-Conference

Once again this coming year, the Self-Represented Litigation Network will be hosting a pre-conference in association with the NLADA/ABA Equal Justice Conference.  The pre-conference will be May 8, 2013, and the main conference will be May 9-11.  As usual, there … Continue reading

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Law and Internet Conference to Stream Two Transformative Speakers Monday and Tuesday Morning This Week.

The Law Via the Internet Conference, being held at Cornell Law School this year this week will feature two important Speakers.  The Conference is being hosted by the Legal Information Institute, which all readers of this blog should know and … Continue reading

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NCSC Summit on Language Access Now Going On

Those interested in the Summit on Languge Access in the Courts that is now going on can see the Agenda here. Self-represented advocates will be particularly interested in the session on Providing Services Outside the Courtroom, which is listed as … Continue reading

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Thougths on Outcomes in a Research Agenda

Recently, I blogged about the planned NSF-funded Workshop on a research agenda for access to justice.  I thought perhaps a few more thoughts are in order, this time on outcomes. Lurking in justice system research is always the basic question … Continue reading

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National Science Foundation Funds Workshop on “Access to Civil Justice — Reenvisoning and Reinvigorating Research”

This is a very major step forward. On December 7 and 8, in Chicago, the American Bar Foundation, with NSF funding, will be conducting a two day event on research into access to justice. The scheduling is planed to facilitate … 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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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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More Information on SRLN Pre-Conference May 16, Jacksonville Fl

Here is a preliminary agenda for the SRLN Pre-Confernce, held in association with the ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference in Jacksonville Florida. Self-Represented Litigation Network 2012 Pre-Conference at the Equal Justice Conference Jacksonville Florida, May 16, 2012, Hyatt Regency Riverfront City … Continue reading

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Self-Represented Litigation Network Pre-Conference at Equal Justice Conference May 16 Jacksonville Fl.

As in prior years, there will be a pre-conference focusing on self-represented issue the day before the main Equal Justice Conference.  The pre-conference is Wed May 16, and the main conference is Thur May 17, to Sat May 19.  The … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger Claudia Johnston Reflecting on Public Interest Lawyers, Technology and Change

We are living in revolutionary times. It is the first time, since 1968, when I was just a babe learning to talk by listening to the Beattles in El Salvador, that we see such amount of change and restructuring and … Continue reading

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Some Interesting TIG Grants, and the Upcoming TIG Conference

With the announcement of the 2012 TIG Conference to be held in January in Albuquerque (draft Agenda here), it occurs to me that we have not paid enough attention to the wide range of grants LSC has awarded to enhance … Continue reading

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Karen Lash of DOJ Access Initiative Keynote to Rothgerber Conference

Access beacon and energizer Karen Lash of DOJ gave the keynote last weekend at the wonderful Rothgerber Conference, TOWARD THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT OF ACCESS TO JUSTICE: IMPLICATIONS AND IMPLEMENTATION organized by Melissa Hart for the University of Colorado Law School.  The … Continue reading

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Important Law School Symposium in Denver Nov 4-5 on Right of Access to Justice

This could be an important intellectual moment.  On Friday Nov 4 and Saturday Nov 5, the University of Colorado Law School is hosting a Symposium on TOWARD THE CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHT OF ACCESS TO JUSTICE: IMPLICATIONS AND IMPLEMENTATION.  Remember this is … Continue reading

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Headline Observations From the 2011 EJC – We Must Grab This Moment of Opportunity

Some thoughts and conclusions from the 2011 Equal Justice Conference (Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas it was not!) Jim Sandman is a great speaker and a powerful voice for access to justice.  He tells a powerful personal story, carries … Continue reading

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Court Technology Confernce (October 4-6) Registration Open David Pogue to Speak

From the description: The Court Technology Conference (CTC), established in 1984 and sponsored by the National Center for State Courts, is the largest court technology conference in the world. Every other year, CTC brings together more than 1,500 court professionals … Continue reading

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