After first brainstorming the idea nearly a year ago, Stanford Law School’s Rhode Center and Legal Design Lab has announced an access-to-justice program in collaboration with court systems in six states late last month.

As the saying goes, “If you know one court, you know one court,” and that patchwork of legal processes across the U.S. court system—not only across states but also between jurisdictions within states—can create barriers to technology that seek to scale past their jurisdictions.