Florence Cols is a legal design expert at Droits Quotidiens since almost 10 years. Droits Quotidiens works for making law understandable and accessible for all by : (1) explaining rights and obligations in plain language; (2) creating visuals; and (3) helping professionals to rewrite their legal documents.
Published in The Clarity Journal 82 – 2020. Introduction Persons under arrest receive a Letter of Rights, which explains them what are their rights : right to keep silent, right to get a lawyer, right to get medical help, etc. But this document isn’t adapt for them to correctly understand their rights, especially as they […]
Lili Krámer is a sociologist-criminologist at the Hungarian Helsinki Committee (HHC), a human rights NGO. She coordinates HHC’s project for promoting the use of plain language by criminal justice actors (judges, lawyers and police), in order to make the criminal procedure more accessible to people without a legal background.
Published in the Clarity Journal 81 – 2020 Introduction Lili Krámer, Zsófia Moldova, and Vera Gergely The Letter of Rights is a text that informs suspects of their fundamental rights (such as the right to remain silent or the right to have a lawyer). If you are suspected of something the police will either read […]
DESIGN. LITERACY. PRACTICE. Access for All: Plain Language is a Civil Right, is a virtual conference dedicated to using plain language to break down barriers in society. Through our three themes – design, literacy, and practice – we will explore how to bring access to all through plain language. Co-hosted by Clarity, the Center for Plain Language […]