NBC News Exposes Condo Takeovers

NBC News Condo Takeover Schemes featuring Marilyn Mack
Marilyn Mack’s attorney at Greater Boston Legal Services, Nadine Cohen, says what her client is experiencing is “a new kind of takeover scheme that we think is picking up steam.” Greater Boston Legal Services lawyers say they are currently looking into at least six cases like Mack’s in Boston. read more>>.

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A few observations from Skid Row

February 11, 2015
An op-ed by Amos Hartston, a California deputy attorney general, reflecting on his observations re Skid Row developed during his time as chief counsel and director of legal services at Inner City Law Center. One observation: "Civil legal aid is critical."

Editorial , Opinion

Can New York Be Affordable Again?

Editorial Board of the New York Times
New York Times (NYT)
February 8, 2015
In this lead Sunday editorial, the New York Times includes "an army of Legal Aid lawyers" among factors crucial to the success of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to reclaim New York City as an affordable place for middle- and working-class families.

Blog , Opinion

Civil legal assistance saves money and helps people escape poverty

Lonnie A. Powers
January 27, 2015
In this TalkPoverty.org post, Lonnie Powers of Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation makes a powerful case for how ‪#‎LegalAid‬ makes economic sense while at the same time reducing ‪#‎poverty‬. The piece includes some excellent links and important historical references.

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Welcoming Voices’ New Communications Associate!

We are delighted to introduce and welcome Søren Rasmussen, who joined the Voices for Civil Justice staff this week as Communications Associate. He will work with our JusticeVoices network to develop stories about civil legal aid for media placement, and he will play a lead role in building out our social media capacity. Søren comes […]

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Civil Legal Aid Organizations Making News & Opinion

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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