Why should an Access to Justice Commission evaluate its projects? Self-assessment is often not the norm in the public sector, including among organizations such as Access to Justice Commissions. Self-assessment has long been recognized, however, as an essential ingredient of good management and the stewardship of scarce resources. It is also becoming a norm as publicly funded endeavors are increasingly called on to assess the impact of their efforts and to demonstrate that they have been successful. LINK: https://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/legal_aid_indigent_defendants/ls_sclaid_atj_comm_outcome_evals_framework.authcheckdam.pdf
These materials were prepared by John Tull of John A. Tull & Associates for the ABA Resource Center for Access to Justice Initiatives, and with support from the Public Welfare Foundation and Kresge Foundation.
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