Many thanks to www.selfhelpsupport.org/news for these 3 online articles:
- Signs of Innovative Life in the Practice of Law – Transforming Legal Aid by Ronald W. Staudt. This article offers insight into recent changes in the way that technology is affecting law. It notes some of the entities that have impacted the practice including ProBono.net, Kaivo, NPADO and A2J Author, and the way that these technologies are expanding access to justice for individuals living in poverty.
- Technology Evangelist Keeps Faith in Legal Aid by Maria Kantzavelos. This article documents the accomplishments of the previous author, Ronald W. Staudt, who proclaims himself the “technology evangelist.” Staudt is the director of Chicago-Kent’s Center for Access to Justice & Technology.
- Tazewell County Legal Self-Help Center Opens by Tara Mattimoe. This article introduces the new Self-Help Center in Tazewell County (IL). The purpose of the Center is to assist people unable to afford an attorney. All the information is found online at http://tazewell.illinoislegalaid.org, which is maintained by Illinois Legal Aid Online.