Category Archives: A2J

CALI Announces its new A2J Project Matching Portal!

CALI is pleased to announce its new A2J Project Matching Portal, a new easy-to-use feature on a2jauthor.org that facilitates partnerships between legal aid organizations, courts, and law schools to create A2J Guided Interviews. This portal centralizes A2J form automation projects … Continue reading

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A2J Author Course Project announces faculty fellow selections

CALI is pleased to announce the selection of the faculty fellows participating in the A2J Author Course Project, a joint initiative with IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and Idaho Legal Aid Services to support law school courses teaching A2J Author®. … Continue reading

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A2J Author® software is a finalist for the 2014 International Innovating Justice Award

A2J Author® software—developed by IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and CALI®, the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction—has advanced to the final round of the international Hague Institute for the Internationalisation of Law (HiiL) 2014 Innovating Justice Awards. A2J Author finished … Continue reading

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CALI’s A2J Author has helped over 470,000 people this year!

We’re proud to announce that in 2014 so far, CALI’s A2J Author® software has helped 471,942 pro se litigants fill out their court forms! We are on target to help over 629,000 people address their legal needs across the country. … Continue reading

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Request for Proposals: A2J Author Course Project

CALI is happy announce the second round of the A2J Author® Course Project.  You’ll find linked at the bottom of this post a flyer with the details of our Request for Proposals as well as a fact sheet about the … Continue reading

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We’re Rolling out A2J Author Version 5.0!!!

The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) and the Center for Access to Justice and Technology at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law (CAJT) will be rolling out the new version of A2J Author® for the legal aid community this Friday, … Continue reading

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Teaching Law Students to Program?

One of the more controversial suggestions in legal education reform is the idea that law students should learn computer programming.  Critics wonder what possible use this could have.  Are future lawyers going to have to build their own tools?  Is … Continue reading

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Law Schools as Knowledge Centers and Teaching A.I.

Our final CALI Spotlight preview highlights two articles. The first, written by Vern R. Walker et al explores what it would mean for law schools to be “knowledge centers.” In “Law Schools as Knowledge Centers in the Digital Age,” the … Continue reading

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Technology, Innovation and Law Practice at Georgetown

The Access to Justice Clinical Course Project launched in January at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools. During that AALS event in New Orleans, CALI® officially unveiled a panel of six participating law school clinics … Continue reading

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Access to Justice and Technology Clinics: A 4% solution

Ronald W. Staudt and Andrew P. Medeiros argue that law schools should add Access to Justice and Technology Clinics to their curricula. With “Access to Justice and Technology Clinics: A 4% solution,” Staudt and Medeiros detail Chicago-Kent’s Justice and Technology … Continue reading

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