CIVIL JUSTICE NEWS
Access to Justice Work Earns MacArthur “Genius Grant”
American Bar Foundation faculty fellow Rebecca Sandefur has been awarded a MacArthur Fellowship for 2018 for her work promoting a new, evidence-based approach to increasing access to civil justice for low-income communities.
What’s Happening in Federal Court?
The inaugural symposium of the Civil Justice Research Initiative at Berkeley Law brought together leading legal scholars and social scientists from around the country to share their research and discuss the legal process in federal courts. See event photos >
CIVIL JUSTICE RESEARCH
National Conference of State Courts, The Landscape of Civil Justice Litigation in State Courts
The NCSC undertook a study entitled The Landscape of Civil Litigation in State Courts to document case characteristics and outcomes in civil cases disposed in state courts.