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Alabama Access to Justice Commission. The Alabama Access to Justice Commission was created by the Alabama Supreme Court in April, 2007 to "serve as a coordinating entity for the legally underserved, the legal community, social service providers and the private and public sectors."
2008 Annual Report to the Supreme Court and the Alabama Bar Association Board of Bar Commissioners. Alabama Access to Justice Commission (2008).
Arkansas Access to Justice Commission. The Commission was created in 2003 by the Arkansas Supreme Court at the request of the Arkansas Bar Association. The Commission's objective is "to provide equal access to justice in civil cases for all Arkansans."
2011 Annual Report. Arkansas Access to Justice Commission.
2014 Annual Report. Arkansas Access to Justice Commission.
Justice for All? An Examination of the Civil Legal Needs of the District of Columbia's Low-Income Community. District of Columbia Access to Justice Commission (2008).
Rationing Justice: The Effect of the Recession on Access to Justice in the District of Columbia. District of Columbia Access to Justice Commission (2009).
2009-2010 Annual Report. District of Columbia Access to Justice Commission (2009).
Additional Annual Reports can be found here.
The Commission was established in May, 2008 by the new Hawaii Supreme Court Rule 21.
Hawaii Access to Justice Commission Annual Reports. Annual Reports available for 2009 through 2014.
Kentucky Access to Justice Commission. The Commission was created in October, 2010 by order of the Kentucky Supreme Court. It's primary responsibilities will be to: (1) identify the needs of the legal services community in providing civil legal services to the poor; (2) create a statewide plan to deliver the civil legal services; and (3) develop strategies to increase resources and funding for the civil legal needs.
Maine Justice Action Group. The Justice Action group was founded in 1995 and provides "leadership and coordination in planning for the provision of legal aid to low-income Mainers." Its membership includes representatives from the State and Federal judiciary, Maine’s Legislature and Executive Branch, the Maine Bar Foundation, the Maine State Bar Association, the Maine Trial Lawyers Association, the Maine Civil Legal Services Fund Commission, and the boards of legal aid providers.
Maryland Access to Justice Commission. (Sunset effective 12/31/2014, Replaced by Maryland Judiciary Access to Justice Department). The Commission was formed in 2008 and its purpose is to "develop, consolidate, coordinate and implement policy initiatives to expand access to and enhance the quality of justice in civil legal matters for persons who encounter barriers in gaining access to Maryland’s civil justice system."
Reports of the Access to Justice Commission. Maryland Access to Justice Commission. Includes Annual Reports from 2009 through 2013.
Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission. The Commission was created in 2005 by an order of the Supreme Judicial court "to provide leadership, vision and coordination to the multitude of organizations and interests involved in assuring access to civil justice for the low-income families and individuals in the Commonwealth."
2009 Annual Report. Massachusetts Access to Justice Commission (2009).
Nevada Access to Justice Commission. The Commission was created in June 2006 by the Nevada Supreme Court "to improve the ability of all Nevadans, particularly those of modest means, to utilize Nevada's legal system by improving the delivery and funding of legal services programs, pro bono services, and self help services."
New Mexico Access to Justice Commission. The Commission was created in 2004 by order of the New Mexico Supreme Court. The Commission goals include "expanding resources, increasing public awareness through communication and message development, encouraging more pro bono work by attorneys, and improving training and technology."
Rhode Island (in process of formation)
South Carolina Access to Justice Commission. The Commission was created by administrative order of the South Carolina Supreme Court in January, 2007. The goals of the Commission include: (1) expand pro bono participation through the South Carolina Bar Pro Bono Program, private law firms, government attorneys, corporate counsel, paraprofessionals including paralegals and court reporters, and law students; (2) expand and enhance staffed programs providing civil legal assistance to South Carolinians; (3) develop resources for self-represented litigants; and (4) education of the access to justice issues to the bench, bar, court administration, clerks of court, law students, paraprofessions, staffed program personnel and self-represented litigants.
2008 Public Hearings of the South Carolina Access to Justice Commission: Executive Summary. South Carolina Access to Justice Commission (April, 2009).
Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission. The Commission was created in April 2009 by the Tennessee Supreme Court, and has "been charged by the Court to develop strategies and solutions to help meet the legal needs crisis; to foster continued collaboration among the judiciary, access to justice organizations, bar associations, and legal professionals; and to work to educate and focus the attention of the public and policymakers on this civil legal needs crisis so that all Tennesseans will be fully vested in solving this problem."
2012 Strategic Plan. Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission.
2014 Strategic Plan. Tennessee Supreme Court Access to Justice Commission.
Texas Access to Justice Commission. The Commission was created by order of the Texas Supreme Court in 2001, and is charged with "developing and implementing initiatives designed to expand access to, and enhance the quality of, justice in civil legal matters for low-income Texans."
Reports to the Supreme Courts, Strategic Plans, and the results of a Pro Bono survey can be found here.
Virgin Islands Commission on Access to Justice (in process of formation). Established by Rule 3.01.
Annual Reports can be found here.