Funding

This folder will contain documentation related to access to justice funding.

Illinois Supreme Court amends Rule on Lawyer trust accounts
Chief Justice Rita B. Garman and the Illinois Supreme Court; amendments to a rule that will help lawyers properly dispose of unidentified funds in their tr...
Fri, 17 Feb, 2017 at 3:40 PM
Court Related Revenue Collected by the Clerks of Court FY 20104-15 Estimates: Pie Chart
Court related revenue 
Wed, 5 Apr, 2017 at 3:34 PM
Quantifying the Additional Revenue Needed to Address the Unmet Civil Legal Needs of Poor and Vulnerable People in Washington State.
This report quantifies the level of additional resources required to address the unmet civil legal needs of low-income people in Washington State. The analy...
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017 at 2:02 PM
Hawaii Cy Pres
PDF from the Hawai'i Access to Justice Commission: What is Cy Pres.
Tue, 28 Apr, 2015 at 12:54 PM
Maryland Cy Pres: CLASS ACTION RESIDUAL FUNDS – Enhancing Access to Justice
Learn how you can help increase funding for civil legal services for poor and low-income Marylanders A TOOLKIT FOR MARYLAND LAWYERS
Fri, 17 Feb, 2017 at 11:34 AM
Massachusetts: Feasibility of Statewide Campaign to Raise Funds From Major Donors Who Are Not Lawyers March 2014
In December 2012 the American Bar Association Fund for Justice and Education awarded $20,000 to the Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission ("Commis...
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017 at 2:20 PM
North Carolina: Cy Pres & other Court Awards Can Increase Access to Justice
A reference for North Carolina attorneys and judges. The use of the Cy Pres Doctrine in class action settlements allows the court to distribute unclaimed a...
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017 at 1:10 PM
Arkansas Cy Pres Awards
Cy pres awards are funds in class action cases that, for a variety of reasons, cannot be distributed to class members or beneficiaries who were the intended...
Fri, 17 Feb, 2017 at 11:34 AM
Texas: Impact on Justice through Court Awards -toolkit- Cy Pres
Learn how you can help increase funding for civil legal services for poor and low-income Texans. The Texas Access to Justice Commission and the Texas Acces...
Fri, 17 Feb, 2017 at 11:33 AM
California: Cy Pres; Expanding Access to Justice through Class Action Residuals and Other Court Awards
As stakeholders in the justice system, the Access to Justice Commission and the Legal Services Trust Fund Commission have responded to the need for legal ai...
Tue, 1 Aug, 2017 at 12:26 PM