Byline: MARYKAYE The number of Self-Represented Litigants - those not legally represented in court - is rising as people find they cannot afford legal advice.
What does SRL stand for?
SRL stands for self-represented litigant (legal)
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- Savage River Lodge (Frostburg, MD)
- Savannah River Laboratory (US Department of Energy)
- SCAR Resource Library (programming project)
- Science Research Laboratory, Inc (Somerville, Massachusetts)
- Scottish Rugby League (UK)
- Secure Radio Link
- Security and Rule of Law
- Selected Reading List
- Self Retracting Lifeline (fall restaint)
- Self-Regulated Learning (education)
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The Report notes: Our Rules of Court and the forms contained in those rules are very technical and completely impede a self-represented litigant from gaining Access to Justice.
The California Online Self-Help Center alone receives more than 250,000 visits each month from self-represented litigants, social service agencies, and attorneys throughout California.
189) However, to combat the pro se dilemma in the federal system, the American Bar Association's pro bono rules should also include a provision that requires an attorney to assist a designated number of self-represented litigants per year.
Conferences addressing the issue of unrepresented litigants included the National Conference on Self-Represented Litigants Appearing in Court (Scottsdale, AZ, 1999); The Changing Face of Legal Practice: A National Conference on Unbundled Legal Services, (Baltimore, MD, 2000); the Massachusetts Statewide Conference on Unrepresented Litigants (Worcester, MA, 2001); the New York State Unified Court System Access to Justice Conference (Albany, NY, 2001); and the Eastern Regional Conferenee on Access to Justice for the Self-Represented Litigant (White Plains, NY, 2006).
Arshad is a self-represented litigant writing about her own experience.
Finally, the section is publishing a pro se handbook later this year for self-represented litigants.
Although her book was dated 1935 and not published until 1940, Campbell ends on a high note--her success as a self-represented litigant before the Privy Council in England in 1930.