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Tiny Chats are bite-sized annotated videos that touch on specific access to justice topics and court operations.

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Tiny Chat 119: Scribing

The Tiny Chats Private Investigators need to get to the bottom of this one. The New Mexico courts have launched scribing programs across the state, with guidance from NCSC and support from the State Justice Institute. Learn how it works, how they did it, and how you can too. Be sure to download the linked materials, and click here for more Tiny Chats PIs.

Downloadable materials:

New Mexico Scribing Program Facilitation Guide

Order No. 22-8500-036 In the Matter of Expansion of the Scribing Program to Permit Court Staff to Assist Certain Self-Represented Litigants with filling out court forms.

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Tiny Chat 118: Gender-Inclusive Language

Using accurate and respectful language is not just important, it is an obligation. Courts must be responsive to changing law and should treat all users with dignity. In this after school special style Tiny Chat, learn how courts can use gender inclusive language in their communications to increase trust and confidence in the courts and ensure that their forms and documents accurately reflect the law. Learn more in the Gender Inclusive Language Toolkit.

Register here for the webinar, Gender-Inclusive Language for Courts, on March 15 at 3 p.m. ET

Tiny Chat 117: Down to the Struts

Qudsiya Naqui is the creator and host of Down to the Struts, a podcast about disability, design, and intersectionality. She is a lawyer and disability justice activist. In this Tiny Chat, Qudsiya breaks down ways that courts can be more accessible and responsive to the needs and rights of people with disabilities.

Links: Down To the Struts Podcast, Facebook Group, Instagram, Twitter, Newsletter, NCSC's Fair Housing Act Online Training

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