The Access to Justice Commission met on February 5, at the Justice Building in Little Rock. Members of the Arkansas Judiciary met with other Commission members to honor members whose terms had expired and approve draft recommendations from the Commission’s Task Force on Self Represented Litigants for proposed rule changes. The Access to Justice Commission meets quarterly to work toward its goal of expanding pro bono attorney participation, implementing court assistance projects, facilitating changes to statutes and court rules, and increasing financial resources available to provide legal aid to low-income Arkansans.
District Court Clerks in Little Rock get hands-on Contexte training. Contexte, part of the AOC’s Arkansas Court Automation Program, is a case management system that allows public access to court case information and online citation payment. Little Rock District Court is one of many to offer these services throughout the state.