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.
Volunteer Opportunities Information Session
Tuesday, September 9, 2008, 12:00-1:00 p.m., Room 370
Food will be served!
Learn more about the following opportunities:
Self Help Web Center at the Daley Center
Help self-represented litigants at the Daley Center courthouse
find online legal information and refer them to legal aid
organizations around Chicago while gaining real-world legal
A2J Student Editorial Board
The A2J Student Editorial Board is a student-run initiative
directed at training students in the use of A2J Author™,
creating A2J Author Guided Interviews™ and conducting research
on the issues commonly faced by self-represented litigants.
A2J Author™ enables non-technical users to build Web-based
interviews that help people prepare court forms on their
A2J Author featured in Law Day 2008 edition of the Chicago
Daily Law Bulletin
The article was featured in the April 26, 2008 issue.
To view the write-up, visit the Chicago
Daily Law Bulletin website.
Looking for Legal Experience this Fall?
Spend a couple of hours a week volunteering at the Self-Help
Web Center (SHWC) in Room 602 of the Daley Center.
The SHWC has three Internet-enabled computer workstations
that give self-represented litigants access to user-friendly,
web-based tools and resources created by Illinois Legal
Aid Online. SHWC users can utilize Illinois Legal Aid Online’s
content to better understand their legal issue and court
procedures. In addition, over fifty document assembly interviews
are now available to help visitors complete many common
court forms and letters.
SHWC is currently seeking volunteer web facilitators. Volunteers
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
Letter of Intent
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.