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Pew’s Reform Framework for Civil Court Modernization

Truly modern courts are open, effective, and equitable. The Pew Charitable Trusts just recently published a framework that offers courts a roadmap to improve public trust in and the transparency of the civil legal system; support court user engagement; and help ensure that case outcomes are fair. The first toolkit centers on the principle that open courts are committed to transparency, and that courts should collect, use, and share data to continually improve interactions with their communities.

To read the full report: How to Make Civil Courts More Open, Effective, and Equitable | The Pew Charitable Trusts (