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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Push to Provide Lawyers in New York City Housing Court Gains Momentum

Mireya Navarro
New York Times (NYT)
December 16, 2014
With the city stepping up efforts to help tenants remain in rent-regulated apartments, as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s affordable housing strategy, the lack of counsel in Housing Court is drawing increased attention from City Hall and the court system.

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Need a Doctor? This Anti-Poverty Program Will Get You a Lawyer, Too

Seth Freed Wessler, Kat Aaron
NBC News
December 14, 2014
Over the years, the person who saved this family from the worst consequence of a heart attack was not a doctor but a lawyer with the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland.

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Indiana’s second chance law helps thousands wipe out criminal past

Rick Yencer
Muncie Free Press
December 13, 2014
MUNCIE, INDIANA (NEWS) - Kevin Carter is like thousands of Hoosiers who could not get a job because he has a criminal record. Under Indiana's new second chance law, Carter got his criminal record expunged and found work.

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A Quick, Year-End Voices Update

Latest Clips and New-and-Improved Clips File.  The pace of media placements about civil legal aid is quickening, with a dozen new pieces in just the past two weeks. We are excited that the press clips section of our website now has the functionality to let you make the most of this growing resource. The clips […]

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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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