Congratulations to Texas Access to Justice Foundation!

In one of my e-alerts I saw where the Texas Access to Justice Foundation funded a YouTube video to help low-income self-represented litigants navigate the court system. I viewed the video and was duly impressed.… More

Guest Blogger: Daniel Kim

Recently, I have been given the opportunity to work at the SC Access to Justice Commission (SCATJ) by being appointed as a “BFF,” a bar foundation fellow. The program is known as the South Carolina… More

Extra Extra: Supreme Court of SC approves Self-Help Center Pilot

SPECIAL EDITION: Earlier today, South Carolina Chief Justice Jean Hoefer Toal announced a pilot program for a Self-Help Center for Self-Represented Litigants in Newberry County. At the end of the 2-year pilot program, the SC… More

Access to Justice: South Dakota Style

Below is an excerpt from the South Dakota State of the Judiciary delivered by Chief Justice David Gilbertson on January 12, 2011. As with Iowa’s excerpts, this pertains to access to justice for people with low-income… More

Guest Blog: Lara Caudy

Lara Caudy served as the SC Access to Justice Commission’s SC Bar Foundation Public Interest Fellow in the autumn of 2010. Here is Lara’s perspective about the experience: I have been awarded the opportunity to… More

Focus on Pro Bono: Elliott Tait

Elliott Tait is currently a 2L, taking Wills, Trusts and Estates, Constitutional Law II, Problems in Professional Responsibility, Transnational Law, and Poverty Law at the University of South Carolina School of Law. He is also… More

Have Questions about South Carolina Courts? Now there are ANSWERS!

Throughout 2008 and 2009, the South Carolina Access to Justice Commission partnered with the South Carolina Courts and Clerks of Court to develop a list of Frequently Asked Questions in Circuit and Family Courts. Clerks… More

Oh the Possibilities!

Recently, Kate Bladow, from ProBono.Net, spoke about technology in the courts at Gov 2.0 Expo 2010. She spoke about barriers to access to justice, and finding innovative ways, through technology, to open the doors to… More

Have you signed up?

If you’re an attorney who wants to know Everything about Everything, then you want to sign up for the SC Bar CLE entitled “Everything You Want To Know About Everything.” It will be held LIVE… More