Equal Justice and the Digital Revolution: Using Technology to Meet the Legal Needs of Low-Income People


Publication Date: October 2002

Publisher: Center for Law and Social Policy; National Legal Aid and Defender Association

Author(s): Julia Gordon

Research Area: Justice; Media, telecommunications, and information

Type: Report

Coverage: United States


This publication covers the period of 1997 to 2001 when the Project for the Future of Equal Justice, a joint effort of the National Legal Aid and Defender Association and CLASP, engaged in a concerted set of activities aimed at helping legal services programs improve their use of new technologies.

The report describes how technology has improved program management and increased access to assistance and information for both clients and advocates. The report concludes with eight detailed recommendations on how the equal justice community can continue to improve the use of technology in its work.