Tags: Courts, Disability: Mental Health, Disability: Physical, Pro Se/Self-Help, Research/Data
Equality in access to justice is vital, but in Illinois, the disparity appears to be significant, says this editorial.
Tags: Justice Gap | Research/Data
Only Oklahoma ranks lower than Kentucky when it comes to how the state’s court system serves its low-income and disabled population. On a 100-point scale, Kentucky comes in at 33.4 percent.
Illinois' court system had the third-worst score in the nation among state judiciaries in serving poor, disabled and other disadvantaged members of the public.
The Justice Index is likely to contain some findings that can inspire reporters and editorial writers to write about the issues that you consider most important.
The Justice Index highlights best practices, which can help states replicate successful models adopted by their neighbors.
Tags: Research/Data | Technology