172 ABA Journal Access to Justice articles.
Nathaniel Jones, civil rights lawyer and appeals judge, dies at 93
Former civil rights lawyer and federal appeals judge Nathaniel Jones died Sunday at age 93. Jones was on the…
Jan 27, 2020 4:20 PM CST
Jan 27, 2020 10:40 AM CSTCEO of Factor, formerly Axiom Managed Solutions, an organization focused on performing complex legal work at scale.
Jan 24, 2020 8:30 AM CST
A lawyer’s duties do not begin and end at the courtroom door. They extend beyond to the proverbial court of public opinion. As a lawyer and PR consultant, James F. Haggerty has shared how to properly handle the media aspects of litigation in his new book.
Jan 22, 2020 6:00 AM CSTthe promise of transforming the delivery of legal services, has laid off most of its legal staff in a restructuring.
Jan 14, 2020 10:24 AM CST
“Revolutionary changes are afoot” in the market for legal services, according to a new report.
Clients are actively managing their relationships with outside counsel, nonlaw competitors are gaining ground, and…
Jan 6, 2020 2:10 PM CST
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Richard Susskind, who has worked on technology for lawyers since 1981. He is the author of a newly released book, Online Courts and the Future of Justice.
Jan 2, 2020 9:49 AM CST
A California state bar task force crafting proposals to overhaul regulation of the state’s legal marketplace has drawn criticism from attorneys who believe some of its members evaluating whether to open up the legal industry to nonlawyer ownership and greater technology-driven legal services have conflicts of interest.
Dec 5, 2019 1:52 PM CST
Modeled after a fund started by public defenders more than a decade ago, the Bail Project not only pays defendants’ bail but connects them to social services and makes sure they show up to court.
Nov 1, 2019 2:40 AM CDT
John Rosenberg likes to tell people we’re in a country where the rule of law means something, where no one is above the law. “Lawyers make a difference,” he says. “We have demonstrated in our work that we can have a great impact and make our society a better one.”
Nov 1, 2019 1:30 AM CDT
“A person comes to our borders, legitimately seeking asylum from, say, political or religious persecution,” said Massachusetts Bar Association delegate Kevin Curtin, a prosecutor for Middlesex County, Massachusetts. “We then lock her up. We might separate her from her children. And then, we prevent her from having access to counsel. … We wouldn’t do that to what my grandmother would call common criminals.”
Nov 1, 2019 1:10 AM CDT
Dina Afek often tells clients they’re not allowed to bring their cellphones into courthouses in New Mexico. “As attorneys, we can bring in phones, so it’s creating a weird class issue,” says Afek, the volunteer attorney program director for New Mexico Legal Aid. “It is disproportionately affecting poor people and self-represented litigants.”
Nov 1, 2019 1:00 AM CDT
The House of Representatives approved earlier this week a measure that would establish a copyright small claims program in the U.S. Copyright Office to address some of the violations of copyright and intellectual property.
Oct 24, 2019 12:25 PM CDT
As a 3L, Alyssa Leader says she runs a constant mental countdown of weeks to finals, weeks to graduation, weeks to the bar exam, weeks to test results, weeks until she can say she is someone she never would have been if not for David, a lawyer.
Oct 24, 2019 6:00 AM CDT
Sep 26, 2019 11:27 AM CDT