Could Gaming Help Close the Access to Justice Gap?

As the legal industry writ large continues to consider opportunities to close the access to justice gap, four state legal aid groups have proposed an unconventional approach: gaming.

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Gabrielle Orum Hernández
Law.com
January 5, 2018
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Tags: Technology

Organizations mentioned/involved: Statewide Legal Services of Connecticut (SLSCT), Legal Services Corporation (LSC)


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Legal aid organizations in Maine, Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire a few weeks ago launched “RePresent,” an interactive online game to familiarize pro se litigants with court proceedings. The game, available both online and as a free downloadable game on mobile devices, walks players through the process of preparing for and representing oneself in small claims court.