Justice in Government Project (DC)

We help state and local officials leverage civil legal aid to accomplish their policy and program goals, enabling people and communities to access housing, health care, safety, jobs, and many other basic necessities.
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Primary geographic focus: NATIONAL
Organization type(s): Research/Policy/Organizing


News Story

Legal Technicians Step In To Fight Justice Gap

Adam Rhodes
November 18, 2018
Such programs are part of a broader movement attempting to reckon with "a spectrum of legal needs" that may not require an attorney, said David S. Udell.

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DOJ Pressed To Explain Legal Aid Cut For Trafficking Victims

RJ Vogt
August 11, 2019
The change generated an uproar from survivors, advocates, service-providers, local prosecutors and the American Bar Association, all of whom raised concerns that it would prevent access to legal services for people who need it most.


Karen Lash On Finding Legal Aid Funding In High Places

RJ Vogt
October 20, 2019
Law360 spoke with Lash on her work in the Department of Justice and more recent efforts to make civil legal aid a more integral part of executive branches around the country.

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