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Rural Libraries Create Pathways to Civil Legal Justice

On September 28, RCLL staff attended the 2020 Association for Rural and Small Libraries conference session: “Rural Libraries Create Pathways to Civil Legal Justice.” The session focused on how public libraries should be mindful of the civil legal justice gap and ways that they can help patrons with civil legal issues. As reported in the 2017 Justice Gap Report by the Legal Services Corporation, 86% of the civil legal problems by low-income Americans in the year 2017 received inadequate or no legal...

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Access Lexis Advance Remotely

Access Lexis Advance remotely! From now through May 31, 2020, the LexisNexis State and Local Government team is providing virtual access to customers as we continue to work remotely and practice social distancing. You will be afforded access to Lexis Advance® to conduct research on the cases, codes, and secondary resources needed for your legal work and personal legal research. Access the link under the “legal databases” tab of our website. Clicking on the link will allow you to register yourself...

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Using “smart” devices are not so smart: a recap of the 2016 AALL Annual Conference and Meeting

Do you own a Fitbit?  For those who are unfamiliar, is a physical activity device that records your physical condition, how many miles you walked, your blood pressure and other personal stuff like that. Now supposed you were in an accident suing for millions saying that you couldn’t work or get out of bed.  Imagine, then, if opposing counsel were to serve you with a subpoena demanding that you turn your Fitbit over for examination (to prove that you, are in fact, unable to move around).  Think...

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