This Article discusses the importance of public outreach and education in the judicial system. The Article advocates for various court-sponsored outreach programs to increase citizen contact with the courts for problem solving purposes. It also addresses such alternatives as community courts and neighborhood advisory boards. It discusses measures taken by state courts to increase communication with underrepresented communities. It concludes by making suggestions to improve outreach programs.
Margot Lindsay and Mary K. Shilton,
The Public Is Willing,
29 Fordham Urb. L.J. 1267
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