March 26, 2015
Eliminating Barriers to Justice II: Why and How to Ensure Language Access for Limited English Proficient and Deaf/Hard of Hearing Litigants
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
DOJ releases video of their Language Access event held February 24, 2014: Providing Language Access in the Courts: Working Together to Ensure Equal Justice.
During the event, the Justice Department provided the Language Access Planning and Technical Assistance Tool for Courts, as well as additional resources designed to aid courts in self-assessing their language access services. Links to the video, planning tool, and other resources are provided below.
Providing Language Access in the Courts:Working Together to Ensure Equal Justice, Helpful Resources Guide (Feb 2014)
May 8, 2014
New Family Violence Form: Motion/Order to petition for the appointment of an interpreter at no cost, for DV victims with limited English proficiency: The forms were created pursuant to the Family Violence Act, O.C.G.A. §§ 19-13-1 et seq. To view the forms, please click here: Petition for the Appointment of an Interpreter at No Cost. The forms are also accessible via the Forms tab on the Commission’s homepage.