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


Better strategies sought to curb domestic violence

David Crary
Washington Post, Associated Press (AP)
November 16, 2014
Two promising initiatives in Pittsburgh and High Point, NC seek to prevent domestic violence.


Miss a Payment? Good Luck Moving That Car

Michael Corkery, Jessica Silver-Greenberg
New York Times (NYT)
September 24, 2014
Consumer lawyers say the devices amount to “electronic repossession” of cars, and should be governed by state laws. Part of NYT's "Driven Into Debt" series on subprime auto loans. Article and 5-minute video.


Endless Debt: Native Americans Plagued by High-Interest Loans

Seth Freed Wessler
NBC News
October 31, 2014
Part of the In Plain Sight NBC News series, this feature finds Native Americans in New Mexico, South Dakota and elsewhere are targeted for predatory loans.

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“Communications Selfie” Survey Results Are In

In August, 250 individuals connected to civil legal aid – representing 45 states, the District of Columbia, Micronesia and the Virgin Islands – generously took the time to complete our on-line survey about their organizations’ and  states’ capacities for communications and media advocacy. Here is the resulting, aggregate snapshot of the civil legal aid sector’s […]

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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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