Plain English Guru: Ken Davis

A brief thanks to techno.la for pointing us to Kenneth W. Davis – THANKS! Once we clicked to his blog, we knew we’d found a gem: a Plain English Guru. Sure, it’s not a legal writing… More

The Move toward Plain English

As you may recall, there have been posts and discussions at the regional public hearings about “legalese” and its exclusivity. While the South Carolina courts are in the process of moving toward Plain English, it’s… More

Plain Language: Moving Away from Legalese

The South Carolina Access to Justice Commission was first introduced to the concept of Plain Language at the regional public hearings last spring.  Last week, Court Solutions’ attendees learned more about the Plain Language movement… More

Social Media, Social Media Access to Justice?

Did you take the 4 1/2 minutes to watch the video? If so, you’re one of the statistics who participate in Social Media. And if not, simply by stopping by the blog, you’ve become a… More

Resource Friday/Viernes de recursos

If you are a South Carolina parent under investigation by the SC Department of Social Services (SC DSS) for child abuse or neglect, it is likely that you have already received a copy of this… More

Working on FAQs for Self-Represented Litigants

I have the best job in the world. Seriously. They say that variety is the spice of life and every day I have a new project. Today was no exception. Ok, maybe I’m exaggerating just a… More

More SRLs: Are Lawyers too Costly or Simply Sign of Hard Times?

That’s the question coming out of Connecticut this week, see Connecticut Law Tribune article here. Whatever the answer, the numbers of Self-Represented Litigants or SRLs is on the rise. The trend isn’t limited to Connecticut… More

Comments by Robin F. Wheeler at the November 5, 2008 Hearing

    South Carolina Supreme Court South Carolina Access to Justice Commission Public Hearing November 5, 2008 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Comments by Robin F. Wheeler   Madame Chief Justice. Esteemed Justices of the Court. May… More

Why South Carolina Attorneys – I DO DECLARE!

I came across this Declaration of Commitment to Clients while searching for something else this morning. While I’d seen it before and even have a pretty copy of it in my files, it wasn’t and… More

LEP Case in Maryland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 5, 2009 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Aeda Chung, Marketing Coordinator 202.393.3572 x 32; aeda.chung@apalrc.org Nadia Firozvi, Staff Attorney 202.393.3572 x 23; nadia.firozvi@apalrc.org Maryland Court of Appeals to Hear Oral Arguments… More