Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law and Justice

A non-profit network of 18 public interest justice centers in the United States and Mexico.
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Primary geographic focus: Massachusetts
Organization type(s): Bar/Pro Bono, Research/Policy/Organizing


News Story

Courts Turn To Cellphone Bans Despite Access Concerns

RJ Vogt
December 2, 2018
Such is the conundrum for litigants without lawyers in 56 Massachusetts trial court facilities with active cellphone bans, according to research published in July by the Massachusetts Appleseed Center for Law & Justice.


A Simple Step To Greater Justice

Yvonne Abraham
Boston Globe
January 19, 2019
Making the justice system more just isn’t always about tectonic shifts. Sometimes, small changes can make a big difference.


Online self-help center would level legal playing field

Jake Hofstetter
October 8, 2019
By developing an online self-help center, Massachusetts has the opportunity to make our civil courts fairer for people forced to represent themselves.

News Story

Could Virtual Aid Improve Court Access For The Lawyerless?

Kevin Penton
October 6, 2019
With approximately half of all civil litigants walking into Massachusetts courtrooms without attorneys to provide counsel, a large percentage are potentially exposing themselves to negative legal outcomes as they contend with quotidian matters such as debt, divorces or rent disputes, a nonprofit’s recent study contends.

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