335 ABA Journal Access to Justice articles.
The Utah model of reform allowing nonlawyers to offer legal services could be “critical” to serving people who can’t afford them, according to a Stanford Law School study published Tuesday.
Sep 29, 2022 10:42 AM CDT
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Chatbots have emerged as a tool with the enormous potential to help bridge the access-to-justice gap. But could they also have an enormous potential for harm?
Sep 14, 2022 8:37 AM CDT
Eight Wisconsin plaintiffs who have waited weeks or even months for appointed lawyers have filed a class action lawsuit claiming a violation of their right to counsel under the federal and state constitutions.
Aug 25, 2022 1:00 PM CDT
Massachusetts’ highest appellate court has instructed lawyers about when to stay quiet about evidence that could incriminate their clients.
Aug 23, 2022 2:00 PM CDT
The ABA has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the Indian Child Welfare Act, writing in an amicus brief filed Thursday that Congress enacted the statute “under valid constitutional authority and on the basis of an extensive body of evidence and law.”
Aug 19, 2022 9:28 AM CDT
As some states consider relaxing ethical rules prohibiting nonlawyers from owning law firms, supporters and opponents of these proposals remain suspicious of one another.
Aug 17, 2022 11:54 AM CDT
The ABA Center for Innovation on Tuesday released its inaugural Innovation Trends Report, which explores developments in the legal services industry by focusing on internal ABA innovation, advances in legal technology and regulatory innovation.
Aug 16, 2022 2:18 PM CDT
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A professor talks to the ABA Journal’s Victor Li about New York-based company Upsolve’s lawsuit regarding UPL rules and access-to-justice issues in general.
Jun 15, 2022 8:33 AM CDT
A legal technology company’s use of nonlawyers in a program helping New Yorkers facing debt actions likely does not violate the state’s unauthorized practice of law rules because it is protected speech, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.
May 26, 2022 10:22 AM CDT
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Maine, the last state without public defenders, will soon deploy five of them after Democratic Gov. Janet T. Mills signed a bill earlier this month to create a rural public defenders unit.
May 19, 2022 11:24 AM CDT
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