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Access to Justice

ABA Council Examines Standards for Online Law Schools Accreditation

The American Bar Association's Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar recently convened in Chicago on May 17,…

Study Reveals AI’s Potential in Enhancing Legal Aid Access

A recent study conducted by Berkeley Law sheds light on the transformative potential of artificial intelligence (AI) in improving access…

North Carolina Attorney General Seeks Dismissal of Lawsuit Challenging Unauthorized Legal Practice Rules

North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein has taken a firm stance against a lawsuit filed by a nonprofit organization aimed…

Indiana Supreme Court Allows Graduates from Non-ABA Law Schools to Sit for Bar Exam

In a significant development, the Indiana Supreme Court has modified its attorney admissions rules to broaden access to the bar…

Navigating the Intersection of Artificial Intelligence and the Legal System: Chief Justice John Roberts Urges Caution and Adaptation

In a thought-provoking year-end report, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts addressed the multifaceted impact of artificial intelligence (AI)…

Texas Access to Justice Commission Supports Paraprofessional Licensing Proposal

The Texas Access to Justice Commission has thrown its weight behind a groundbreaking proposal to license paraprofessionals, opening avenues for…

Inadequate Access to Legal Aid Across America: ABA’s Alarming Findings

A recent report from the American Bar Association (ABA) sheds light on a critical issue within the U.S. legal system…

Committee on Legal Education and Admissions Reform Tackles Access-to-Justice Gap

Chief Justices and Court Administrators Form Task Force for Legal Education Overhaul In response to a widening access-to-justice gap, a…

U.S. Department of Justice Teams Up with Paladin Partners to Revolutionize Pro Bono Engagement

In a groundbreaking collaboration, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has forged a strategic partnership with Paladin Partners, a prominent…

Rethinking Bar Associations’ Roles: Fostering Legal Innovation and Cost Reduction

A compelling argument emerges in a recent publication from the Deborah L. Rhode Center on the Legal Profession at Stanford…

Nevada Supreme Court Considers Proposal for Law School Graduates to Offer Limited Legal Services in Legal Programs

On July 27, 2023, a significant development took place in the Nevada legal landscape, as the Nevada Supreme Court received…

New York City Council Members Call for Boosting Legal Services Funding

The Iowa Supreme Court upheld a lower court's block on the state's six-week abortion ban, effectively preserving access to abortions.…