Category Archives: State of Judiciary Speeches

Nonlawyer Courtroom Navigator Follow-Up — Initial NY Report shows Value and Impact

Now we can read the full Navigator Report that led NY Chief Justice Lippman to report on the success of the Project and to announce his plan to propose to the legislature “legislation this year that calls for a further … Continue reading

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Steps Forward in Nonlawyer Innovations in New York CJ’s Speech

Good news on nonlawyer innovations (which I like to call Beyond Lawyer Roles) from Chief Justice Jonathan Lippman’s recent State of the Judiciary Speech. In our fight to close the jstice gap in New York State, non-lawyers have been an … Continue reading

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California Chief Focuses on Self-Help Centers in State of Judiciary Speech

We all know that under former CJ Ron George, California was a pioneer in access to justice and self-help services.  So it is wonderful to see that his successor, Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye shares that commitment and understands  the breadth … Continue reading

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