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>>.

Featured Press Clips

Feature , Investigative

Municipal Violations

John Oliver, Last Week Tonight
HBO
March 22, 2015
Sent to prison for being poor. Last Week Tonight dives into the legal financial obligation system and details the devastating consequences of court debt.

News

Forgiving vs. Forgetting

Eli Hager
Marshall Project
March 17, 2015
Eli Hager details civil legal aid's involvement in overcoming barriers for people with a criminal record.

Op-Ed

A few observations from Skid Row

Amos Hartston
February 11, 2015
An op-ed by a California deputy attorney general reflecting on his his time at Inner City Law Center. One observation: "Civil legal aid is critical."

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Blog

2 Strong Media Hits, 2 Good Models

Voices had significant involvement in two strong civil legal aid media hits last week: Forgiving vs. Forgetting – For offenders seeking a new life, a new redemption tool  by Eli Hager, The Marshall Project, 3/17/15 and, Workers Sue Bakery They Allege Made Them Work 90 Hours A Week As Indentured Servants By Esther Yu-Hsi Lee, […]

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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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