Chicago-Kent College of Law established the Center
for Access to Justice & Technology (CAJT) to make
justice more accessible to the public by promoting the use
of the Internet in the teaching, practice, and public access
to the law.
CAJT wins the 2008 Louis M. Brown Award for Legal Access
The ABA Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services
has selected the Chicago-Kent College of Law Center for
Access to Justice & Technology as the recipient of the
2008 Louis M. Brown Award for Legal Access. The Committee
found the work of the Center to be an outstanding example
of the practical application of technology to legal services
in ways that create greater efficiencies and expand access
Congratulations to everyone involved in the Center's projects.
The Center was chosen for this accolade because of your
work on the Student Editorial Board, your volunteer contributions
to the Self Help Web Desk and because of the national prominence
and effectiveness of the A2J Author initiative.
Self-Help Web Center (SHWC)
SHWC is currently seeking volunteer web facilitators for
the Self-Help Web Desk at the Daley Center. Volunteers at
the web desk gain real-world experience by helping self-represented
and under-represented litigants access legal information
through the internet. To become an SHWC volunteer or to
learn more about this program contact Michael
Hoffman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Public Interest Certificate Program
Please submit your Applications
for the Certificate in Public Interest Law by March
1, 2008. Review the completed form to Kristina Kirby in
Interest Certificate Program
is currently accepting letters of intent for the certificate
program. The Certificate requires 12 credit hours for completion,
including Public Interest Law and Policy and the public
interest section of Legal Writing IV. Letter of intent forms
are available on the Center
for Access to Justice & Technology website.
For more information about any of our projects please email:
or visit www.kentlaw.edu/cajt.