Welcome to Voices for Civil Justice

Voices for Civil Justice is a nonpartisan communications hub advancing fairness in America’s legal system. We raise awareness in the media of the vital role of civil legal aid in helping people protect their livelihoods, their health and their families.
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Featured Press Clips

News Story (California)

State chief justice says unpaid traffic fines should get day in court

May 21, 2015 | Maura Dolan , Lee Romney |
Many California counties require paying traffic fines in full before a court hearing. California's chief justice calls for an emergency rule to prevent courts from requiring drivers to pay traffic tickets before they can go to court to contest them.
Tags: Benefits of Legal Aid: Economic | Benefits of Legal Aid: Other | Courts | Legal Needs
Blog Post (Texas)

All Texans should have access to justice system

May 17, 2015 | Eva Guzman | Monitor (TX)
Commentary about the pressing need to expand access to civil legal aid and the justice system in Texas.
Tags: Access to Justice Commissions | Justice Gap | Legal Needs
Editorial (NATIONAL, Texas)

End Immigration Detention

May 15, 2015 | Editorial Board of New York Times |
The American detention system for immigrants does not reflect our values and must be ended argues this editorial.
Tags: Benefits of Legal Aid: Other | Children & Juvenile | Immigration Process

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Voices Blog

Join Voices at the Equal Justice Conference

April 7, 2015 1:18 pm by Elizabeth Arledge
Will you be at the Equal Justice Conference in Austin? If so, you are cordially invited to attend the May 7, 2015 lunchtime networking session hosted by Voices for Civil Justice.
Voices Blog

2 Strong Media Hits, 2 Good Models

March 23, 2015 10:58 am by Elizabeth Arledge
Two recent media hits show how Voices can work with legal aid advocates to produce strong media coverage.