The Maryland Access to Justice Commission sunset on December 31, 2014. The Commission develops, consolidates, coordinates and implements policy initiatives to expand access to and enhance the quality of justice in civil legal matters.
Primary geographic focus: Maryland
Organization type(s): ATJ Initiative
Acronym or short name: MDATJC
Tags: Access to Justice Commissions
The Commission brings together leaders and stakeholders from the Maryland Judiciary and its many justice system partners, including members of the legal services delivery system, the Maryland State Bar Association, the Executive and Legislative Branches, and the Governor’s Office.
CONTENT MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCENews Story Ian Duncan
February 1, 2016
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and other top lawyers launch fresh push for more civil legal aid in Maryland.
News Story Doug Donovan
July 3, 2017
Del. Sandy Rosenberg and Baltimore City Councilman Robert Stokes, both Democrats, hope their efforts can generate momentum for an issue that has stalled in Maryland while gaining traction across the nation.
Op-Ed Joseph Mack
October 16, 2017
The landlords rarely suffer significant consequences for allowing unsafe property conditions, and tenants frequently struggle to navigate the system even when their cases are strong.
Op-Ed Joe Surkiewicz
Daily Record (Maryland)
May 1, 2014
Voices for Civil Justice is a non-partisan communications hub with the mission of raising awareness of the vital role legal aid plays in helping people provide for their health, their livelihoods and their families.
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