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Hunter Metcalf
The April edition of Court Manager —the monthly publication of the National Association for Court Management (NACM)—featured an article by Brittany Kauffman, Director of IAALS’ Rule One Initiative . Entitled “ Change the Culture, Change the System: A Top 10 ,” the article discusses IAALS’ mission to improve America’s...
Hunter Metcalf
On Saturday, May 21, IAALS Executive Director and former Colorado Supreme Court Justice Rebecca Love Kourlis delivered the commencement address to the 2016 graduates of the Sturm College of Law at the University of Denver. “The Sturm College of Law is committed to preparing ethically-minded, practice-ready graduates...
Natalie Anne Knowlton
The National Center for Access to Justice at Cardozo Law School recently released the Justice Index 2016 —an updated version of the 2014 Index. The Justice Index compiles data from state justice systems, comparing states' performance on four broad indicators: Attorneys available for people in poverty Support for self-...
Brittany Kauffman
The use of social media by jurors is a growing problem. In response, California passed a state law in 2011 making violations punishable by contempt. Since then, such misconduct has only increased as jurors become even more technologically savvy and connected via smartphones. California lawmakers have now put forth a...
Logan Cornett
Despite efforts by courts, communities, and bar associations around the country, there remains a serious need for tools that provide self-represented litigants with easy access to the information and resources required to appropriately navigate the court system. Technology is increasingly being leveraged in self-help...
Alli Gerkman
It is hard to believe it has been seven months since our 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference last fall, where we presented initial results from our Foundations for Practice survey. Since that gathering, we have heard from countless legal educators who are embarking on the process to define and measure...

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