Legal Access Job Corps

Legal Access Job Corps

INTRODUCTION

Legal Access Job Corps

This issue of The Judges’ Journal brings to light issues surrounding the access-to-justice paradox. One key is the ABA’s newly formed Legal Access Job Corps Task Force, which is identifying ways to provide meaningful work experience for new lawyers while serving the legal needs of low- and moderate-income clients.

Increasingly, competing experts are offering opposing opinions on the reliability of determining the approximate location of a cell phone. In this article, Judge Dixon highlights the significant arguments by both sides and discusses the technology on which these arguments are based.

Given budget constraints and increasing family issues brought to the courts, innovation will be required to fulfill the obligations under Rule 2.5 of the 2007 Model Code of Judicial Conduct. Advisory opinions will be needed more than ever before to address this changing landscape.

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