October 24, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT) | Location TBA
The SC Access to Justice Commission, Legal Services and the SC Bar Foundation are hosting this Summit that will bring together leaders of the bench, Bar, and community to learn about the current challenges and opportunities of establishing meaningful justice for all in South Carolina. Some of the presenters will include Chief Justice Costa Pleicones, former ABA President William Hubbard, as well as national speakers including Glenn Rawdon and Dean Andrew Perlman.
The Illinois Access to Justice Commission is sponsoring a series of Regional Meetings to serve as an outlet for those both in and outside of the legal community to discuss access to justice concerns within Illinois. The Regional Meetings also serve as a way to educate Illinois residents about upcoming initiatives of the Commission, including news about self-represented litigant services and standardization of court forms.
The Access to Justice Hackathon Project is a two-day coding event intended to bring together technology innovators and law professionals to address specific issues and obstacles related to legal aid/law services delivery. Representatives from legal aid, pro bono and other public interest advocacy programs profile a specific issue or problem their respective program faces and collaborate with teams who compete to develop a solution.