The Civil Justice Research
Initiative explores, through interdisciplinary, academically-based
and independent research, how the civil justice system can be made
more available to everyone seeking relief.

94

Rank of the united States among 113 countries in “accessibility and affordability of civil justice.”

100Million+

Number of people in the United States living with civil justice problems, many involving basic human needs like housing, health care and custody of their children.

86

The percent of the civil legal problems reported by low income Americans for which they received inadequate or no legal help.

CIVIL JUSTICE NEWS

5.1B People Lack Access to Justice, Landmark Report Finds

For the first time ever, a collection of world leaders and justice advocates have quantified the challenge facing the United Nations’ stated goal of ensuring equal access to justice for all by the year 2030.

EVENTS

2021 Civil Justice Research Awards Ceremony

Honoring the Work of Nora Engstrom and Marc Galanter

Friday, May 28th, 5:30 PM Pacific Time

 

CIVIL JUSTICE RESEARCH

Piercing Prosecutorial Immunity Through Brady Claims

The Civil Justice Research Initiative recently published a whitepaper on Prosecutorial Immunity Through Brady Claims authored by Brian M. Murray, Jon B. Gould and Paul Heaton.  Read the paper here.