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Center for Access to Justice & Technology

CAJT Home Page
Spring 2010

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.

Looking to gain legal experience that includes working directly with clients?

Join the Center for Access to Justice and Technology
for pizza and an information session
about volunteer opportunities with
the Self-Help Web Center, the Student Editorial Board
and LiveHelp.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010
3 p.m. in room 590

By participating in these award-winning programs you can:

  • Help pro-se clients navigate the (often confusing) process of completing and filing required court forms
  • Develop greater understanding of the legal issues that pro se clients face
  • Learn how to use A2J Author and HotDocs software, which is used by organizations and courts around the country great resume booster!
  • Earn work-study money or pro bono hours

Student Volunteers Needed at the Self-Help Web Desk At the Daley Center

The Self-Help Web Desk is in need of volunteers to donate two hours of time per week at the Self-Help Web Center in the Cook County Clerk's Office for the Civil Division at the Daley Center. The Web Desk is staffed by Chicago-Kent student volunteers who assist pro se litigants complete online interviews resulting in completely assembled court documents. Volunteers also assist litigants navigate the Daley Center and available public interest legal services around Chicago. Volunteering at the self-help web desk is a great way to learn about the Daley Center and the small claims legal process, and to get some experience interacting with people in need of legal help.

More Information

For more information or to sign up for a shift, e-mail shwc@kentlaw.edu.

Public Interest Certificate Program

Letter of Intent

Chicago-Kent's Public 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.

More Information

For more information about any of our projects please email: cajt@kentlaw.edu, or visit www.kentlaw.edu/cajt.

 

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