by Sahil Chopra Language is the medium by which we interact with culture, express our ideas, and maintain our rights. Without “language access”, i.e. the ability to convey one’s thoughts … Read More
This 99 Design article by Alex Bigman gives a photo tour of wayfinding designs from hospitals, airports, and other government buildings. If it weren’t for graphic design, you’d have a … Read More
This article by Chief Justice Randall T. Shepard of Indiana describes what justice issues arise out of language access problems in state courts.
The National Center for State Courts has a 2004 article from Don Hardenbergh, president of Courtworks, on Trends in Courthouse Design :: Courthouse Facilities. In the article, Hardenbergh profiles the … Read More
These were sent from a Kaiser Health facility in California as examples that a court could possibly follow.
Last Friday was the final class in the Stanford Law School/d.school class Prototyping Access to Justice. Kursat Ozenc and I were teaching the course as a practical, service design effort. … Read More
A sketch from my notebook, while I was observing a waiting room in a Court Service center in Boston, for people who were waiting for help with housing cases.
I’ve started scouting out different courtroom based service & system designs. Here is one, that my colleague Briane alerted to me: the Online Court Project based out of the University … Read More