Ronald W. Staudt, White Paper: Leveraging Law Students and Technology to Meet the Legal Needs of Low-Income People (2007).
Ronald W. Staudt, Apps 4 Justice: Law Schools, Technology and Access to Justice (2010).
Explore the Illinois Legal Aid Online web site.
William Hornsby, Challenging the Academy to a Dual (Perspective): The Need to Embrace Lawyering for Personal Legal Services, Maryland Law Review (2011).
Phil Malone et al., Best Practices in the Use of Technology to Facilitate Access to Justice Initiatives, Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University (2010).
Helen Gunnarsson, A Judge’s Persepctive on Pro Se Litigants, Illinois Bar Journal (June 2011).
Johnathan Jenkins, What Can Information Technology Do For the Law?, Harvard Journal of Law & Technology (2008).
Charles L. Owen, Ronald W. Staudt, and Edward B. Pedwell, Access to Justice: Meeting the Needs of Self-Represented Litigants (2001).
LegalAidKY video on “How to Use A2J Author”
NYCourtsA2J video on New York’s “Do-It-Yourself Forms”
Deborah J. Chase and Bonnie Rose Hough, A Report and Analysis of Action Plans Throughout California (2003).
TIG Grant No. 04537, Final Evaluation Report (2007).
A2J Author® Authoring Guide, Chapter 1, Pages 1-9
New York State Courts Access to Justice Program, Document Assembly Programs Best Practices Guide for Court System Development and Implementation Using A2J Author® (April 2011). Pay special attention to Part II: Programming Essentials, pages 13-21.
Jeff Hogue’s Plain Language Online Course: A Self Guided Learning Experience
- Three CALI® lessons that illustrate and teach plain language principles.
Other training materials
To learn more about using plain language in developing A2J Guided Interviews® read the following articles and browse these websites
- A Plain Language Handbook: Write For Your Reader, NWT Literacy Council: This handbook gives you the tools to write or edit your documents in plain language.
- plainlanguage.gov: This site explores the plain language movement and offers examples, tips and tools including guidelines, a word suggestion list, before and after comparisons, and more.
- The Center for Plain Language: This site provides information, guidelines and tips on communicating in plain language.
- The Principles of Readability, DuBay, W. H. 2004: A short history of literacy studies in the U.S. and a short history of research in readability and the readability formulas.
- WriteClearly.org: A website by Legal Assistance of Western New York (LawNY) that includes a collections of legal aid-focused plain language documents, online tools and other plain language resources.
Darryl Mountain, Disrupting Conventional Law Firm Business Models Using Document Assembly (2006).
Marc Lauritsen, “Fall In Line with Document Assembly” (2006).
Stephanie Kimbro, Practicing Law Online; Creating a Web-Based Virtual Law Office (2010).
Richard Granat’s website, http://www.mylawyer.com.
Granat’s website discusses the unbundled legal service model with fixed pricing including several law firm examples. Also review this blog post and Granat’s Virtual Law Learning Center, which gathers links to a variety of excellent sources on elawyering.
Blog interview of Richard Granat by Jim Calloway focusing on the infusion of capital into online law services (2011).
Resource Guide: eLawyering and the Future of Legal Work by William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, Las Vegas (2010).
Darryl Mountain, Could New Technologies Cause Great Law Firms to Fail? (2001).
Rob Friedmann, The Business Case for Delivering Legal Advice Over the Web (2001).
Lawrence Cunningham, Language, Deals and Standards: The Future of XML Contracts (2006).Powered by Hackadelic Sliding Notes 1.6.5
Will Hornsby, The Ethics of Client Development Through Technology (2010).
Will Hornsby, Professional Responsibility When Lawyering in a Virtual World (2008).
Catherine Lanctot, Attorney-Client Relationships in Cyberspace: The Peril and The Promise (1999).
Catherine Lanctot, Scriveners in Cyberspace: Online Document Preparation and the Unlicensed Practice of Law (2002).
ABA’s Law Practice Management Section on e-Lawyering.
ABA Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services, White Paper: An Analysis of Rules that Allow Lawyers to Serve Pro Se Litigants (2009).
Danielle Citron, Technological Due Process (2007).
TIG-funded Webinar Helps Legal Aid Providers Weigh Benefits and Risks of the Cloud
Laurel S. Terry, Steve Mark, and Tahlia Gordon, Trends and Challenges in Lawyer Regulation: The Impact of Globalization and Technology (2012).
A2J Author Trainings on A2JAuthor.orgPowered by Hackadelic Sliding Notes 1.6.5
Ronald W. Staudt, All the Wild Possibilities: Technology that Attacks Barriers to Access to Justice>, 42 Loyola L.A. Law Rev. 1117 (2009).
Edwina Rissland, Artificial Intelligence and Law: Stepping Stones to a Model of Legal Reasoning (1990).
Cass Sunstein, Of Artificial Intelligence and Legal Reasoning (2001).
Thomas H. Davenport and Jeanne G. Harris, Automated Decision Making Comes of Age (2005).
Tim Berners Lee, James Hendler, Ora Lassila, The Semantic Web (2001).
- NorthWest Justice Project allows users to Get Legal Help through CLEAR*Online.
- ABLE and LAWO allow users to access their Legal Help Line through the web in both Spanish and English.
- Final Reports
E-Filing in Cook County, IL