National Center for Access to Justice

The Launch of the Justice Index 2016 – You are Invited to the Red Lacquer Ballroom on May 11, 2016

The National Center for Access to Justice will host “The Launch of the Justice Index”, a one hour early evening event at 5pmCST/6pmEST in the Red Lacquer Ballroom at the Palmer House Hotel in Chicago, llinois, alongside the ABA/NLADA Equal Justice Conference. All are welcome to attend, snacks and beverages will be served.

The Event – On May 11, 2016, the Justice Index 2016 will go live at www.justiceindex.org with a launch event in Chicago! You are invited.

The Purpose – Learn in person about the Justice Index 2016. Talk to the people who are responsible for it. Ask questions. Watch the demonstration.

The Findings – See the Justice Index findings about the best policies for access to justice that are present or absent in your state. See your state’s rankings.

The Speakers – Hear experts from government, the bar, the courts, and NCAJ talk about the role of the Justice Index in advancing the access to justice movement by prompting reform:

  • David Udell, Executive Director & Jamie Gamble, Senior Attorney, National Center for Access to Justice at Cardozo Law School
  • Karen Lash, Executive Director, White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable, and Deputy Director, Office on Access to Justice, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Christine Stoneman‪, Acting Chief, Federal Coordination and Compliance Section, Civil Rights Division, US Department of Justice
  • Bob Glaves, Executive Director, The Chicago Bar Foundation
  • Danielle Hirsch, Assistant Director of the Civil Justice Division, Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts
  • Erika Rickard, Access to Justice Coordinator, Massachusetts Trial Court

The News – The Justice Index 2016 is stronger, bigger, faster and better than before. It is a carefully researched, comprehensively sourced, rigorously presented, on-line data-intensive resource for learning about and replicating selected best policies for assuring civil access to justice. It is a product of the National Center for Access to Justice at Cardozo Law School in collaboration with its many partners.

Visit www.ncforaj.org

Visit www.justiceindex.org

If you have questions (or if you are a reporter) email justiceindex@nc4aj.org