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Monthly Archives: January 2013

Computer Station Best Practices: A New Resource from LawHelp Interactive

Posted in Courts, Legal Services, Technology

This past summer, Pro Bono Net engaged a graduate student from the University of Michigan School of Information to run a usability study on one of our programs, LawHelp Interactive (LHI), in the New York Courts.  The graduate consultant, Yanting Zhang, summarized her findings in an earlier blog post.  LawHelp Interactive allows low-income people without… Continue Reading

Pro Bono Net Participates in 13th Annual LSC TIG Conference

Posted in Conferences, Legal Services, Pro Bono, Technology

The (lucky) 13th annual Technology Initiative Grants Conference kicks offs this week in Jacksonville, Florida, and we are proud to say that we have been to all 13 of them! This year, Pro Bono Net is well represented at the conference with our LawHelp and LawHelp Interactive staff both in attendance and presenting at many… Continue Reading

CitizenshipWorks Plays Important Role in National Campaign to Help Legal Immigrants

Posted in Immigration, Legal Services, Pro Bono, Technology

In November 2012, the New Americans Campaign was launched by a national network of more than 80 legal-service providers, businesses, faith-based organizations, community leaders and foundations. The campaign aims to fundamentally transform the entire system of naturalization assistance to encourage eligible individuals to naturalize, providing legal immigrants the support they need to become Americans. Both… Continue Reading