University of Denver

Advisory Committee Launched to Support US Justice Needs Project

Senior Director

justice-needs-featured.pngIAALS is excited to announce the creation of a new Advisory Committee in support of its US Justice Needs project. In collaboration with HiiL, IAALS is conducting research to assess the justice needs of people and businesses in the United States. IAALS and HiiL have created an Advisory Committee to inform the work of the project, including assisting in tailoring HiiL’s individual survey for administration in the United States and developing a survey for businesses. The Advisory Committee members will participate in a triangulation workshop in 2020, following administration of the survey, to provide insights on the preliminary data prior to publication.

The US Justice Needs Project Advisory Committee members include:

  • Katherine Alteneder, Self-Represented Litigant Network
  • Hon. David Campbell, United States District Court for the District of Arizona
  • Sherri R. Carter, Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles
  • Aloke Chakravarty, Snell & Wilmer
  • April Faith-Slaker, Access to Justice Lab at Harvard Law School
  • Hon. Fern Fisher, Hofstra University, Maurice A. Dean School of Law
  • Edward R. Hartman, Simon Kurcher & Partners
  • Sarah Chamness Long, World Justice Project
  • Carlos Manjarrez, Legal Services Corporation
  • Mary McQueen, National Center for State Courts
  • Erika Rickard, Pew Research Center
  • Hon. Carlos A. Samour, Jr., Colorado Supreme Court
  • Rebecca Sandefur, Arizona State University
  • James J. Sandman, Legal Services Corporation
  • Kristen Sonday, Paladin
  • Tatyana Teplova, OECD
  • Carla van Dongen, State Farm

The Advisory Committee includes diverse expertise in the United States legal system and in assessing justice needs both nationally and around the world. We are thrilled that these members will be contributing their expertise and experience, and we look forward to working with them as we move forward with this project. More information about the US Justice Needs project is available here.

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The access to justice problem in the United States extends far beyond those of low income. People of all socioeconomic backgrounds face problems every day with unclear paths to resolution, as do businesses of all sizes. This first-of-its-kind project will assess the needs of our diverse populations nationwide, allowing for...Read More