Update on the Colorado Civil Access Pilot Project Evaluation
October 29, 2013
This short update on the Colorado Civil Access Pilot Project provides information on the specifics and timing of the evaluation that IAALS is conducting in Colorado.
Measuring Rule 16.1: Colorado’s Simplified Civil Procedure Experiment
November 28, 2012
This report is a follow-up to IAALS’ 2010 publication of Surveys of the Colorado Bench & Bar on Colorado’s Simplified Pretrial Procedure for Civil Actions, focused on C.R.C.P. 16.1, a voluntary pretrial process for state court actions seeking $100,000 or less.
Surveys of the Colorado Bench & Bar on Colorado’s Simplified Pretrial Procedure for Civil Actions
November 1, 2010
Colorado’s voluntary simplified pretrial procedure for actions seeking $100,000 or less from any one party was set up to reduce the time to disposition and reduce costs for litigants. But our survey shows use of the rules is relatively infrequent and not widely promoted by responding attorneys and judges.
Survey of the Oregon Bench & Bar on the Oregon Rules of Civil Procedure
March 1, 2010
This survey explored the views of members of the Oregon State Bar concerning civil procedure in Circuit Court, the state court of general jurisdiction. There are significant differences between the Oregon Rules of Civil Procedure and the procedural rules used in federal court and neighboring state courts. This survey provides wisdom from a jurisdiction where some of the federal rules were never put in place.
Survey of the Arizona Bench & Bar on the Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure
March 1, 2010
This survey explored the views of members of the State Bar of Arizona concerning civil procedure in Arizona Superior Court, the state court of general jurisdiction. This survey was developed to examine the practical impact of rules changes in 1992, and to contribute additional information to the dialogue on civil process reform.