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Feb. 21, 2018 7:44 am

Learn how tech is changing access to justice at this event

The February 28 event features three panelists taking new approaches to providing legal help.

Inside Baltimore's Edward A. Garmatz Federal Courthouse.

(Photo via Library of Congress)

The Baltimore Legal Hackers Meetup is hosting a panel of experts who are using tech to help more people get legal help in Maryland.

The February 28 event, which will be held at the University of Baltimore Law School, features a trio of speakers who “will share their experiences improving the Maryland court system, increasing understanding of local laws for self-represented litigants, and providing easier ways for low-income people to find an attorney,” according to the event description. Other topics include inmate access to online resources, and organization and planning for new tools.

Panelists include:

  • Pam Ortiz, Director, Access to Justice Department of the Maryland Courts.
  • Leland Sampson, Content Administrator, Maryland People’s Law Library.
  • Joseph Mack, Executive Director, Civil Justice, Inc.

Log on, your honor: How the internet is changing access to justice in Maryland

Wednesday, Feb 28, 2018, 6:00 PM

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University of Baltimore School of Law
1401 N. Charles Street Baltimore, MD

11 Members Attending

In the U.S., 86 percent of middle and low income people that need civil legal assistance are not getting it, according to the Legal Services Corporation. Innovators in Maryland, however, are using the internet to democratize the law and improve access to legal services for our lower income neighbors. Join us for a panel discussion with experts from…

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