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E-filing and the Self Represented Litigant

As the Maryland judiciary moves to institute e-filing, the question of how it might affect the self-represented litigant (SRL) is being considered.  The following references could help in that discussion:

Eight Rules of E-Filing: Rule #6 – E-Filing Must Support the Self Represented

E-Filing Assistance for the Self-Represented: Seattle Law Library Shows the Way
Posted on July 21, 2011 by richardzorza

National Center for State Courts – Self Representation Resource Guide has a “Technology” section

Older but could still provide appropriate analysis:

The Future of Self-Represented Litigation: Report From the March 2005 Summit (The Role of Technology in the Access Solution, p.81)

Self-Represented Litigants and Electronic Filing by Ronald W. Staudt (from the 2003 CTC conference)

Washington State Access to Justice Technology Principles

By Joan Bellistri

Law Library Director for the Anne Arundel County Public Law Library

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