pro se


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pro se

 (prō sā)
adv.
In propria persona.

[Latin, for himself, for herself, for themselves : prō, for + , ablative of reflexive pronoun.]
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Another way the OCBF is improving the administration of justice is through its funding of the Federal Pro Se Legal Clinic.
Because Dearborn has since been transferred to a federal prison, we dismiss the pro se appeal as moot.
The consultant will provide recommendations to the AOSC with respect to gaining efficiencies and improving access to pro se litigants in the wake of the Rhode Island Judiciarys recent conversion to a new electronic filing system for civil cases.
The Administrative Office of State Courts ( AOSC ) is seeking to procure the services of a consultant who can provide recommendations to the Rhode Island Judiciary with respect to gaining efficiencies, improving access, and enhancing the provision of services to pro se litigants in the wake of the Judiciarys recent conversion to a new electronic filing system for civil cases.
Electronic pro se forms to help nonlawyers prepare and file evictions and small claims via the Florida court system's statewide e-filing portal have been posted online, and feedback is being sought from lawyers and others.
The process, called access to justice or A2J for short, uses a "TurboTax" type process that asks users questions and then uses the answers to fill out Supreme Court-approved pro se forms.
Alaska courts have assisted unrepresented litigants in civil cases, explaining procedural technicalities to pro se litigants and applying more lenient standards to pro se pleadings.
The State of Alaska has seen a similar upward trend in pro se litigants.
com)-- Evan Guthrie of the Evan Guthrie Law Firm in Charleston, South Carolina helped with a Pro Se Divorce Clinic sponsored by the South Carolina Bar Foundation and South Carolina Legal Services on Saturday August 25th 2012 in North Charleston, SC.
Attorney Michael Van Landingham of South Carolina Legal Services led the pro se clinic while attorney Evan Guthrie contributed to the presentation and answered questions.
Pro se criminal defendants are also seen as a waste of judicial resources because they are not familiar with courtroom procedure or substantive law and therefore require additional time and judicial assistance.
Both the right to proceed pro se and liberal pleading standards