Over the last century, many efforts have been made to change and improve our civil justice system: thought leaders have conferred, rules have changed, processes have improved. Even still, the call for real, meaningful change persists.
Now, we find ourselves at a crossroads.
In this article for the Kansas Journal of Law and Public Policy, IAALS highlights the critical next step needed beyond rule changes: culture change. Judges and attorneys alike have a responsibility to ensure that the system functions well, for the sake of clients, courts, and the profession. This article outlines those responsibilities and ways to achieve that goal.