Connecticut Legal Services

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Primary geographic focus: Connecticut
Organization type(s): Provider



Shutting Down People’s Lobby Would Be Big Loss

Hartford Courant
July 13, 2015
Lack of funding might cause the lobbying and public policy arm of the Connecticut's three legal-aid groups to close down. That would be a devastating loss says this editorial.


Connecticut Medicaid: Don’t mess with what’s working

Sheldon V. Toubman, Kristen Noelle Hatcher
New Haven Register
November 22, 2015
Don’t mess with what is working. Medicaid is already moving decidedly in the right direction toward paying for value, while improving access to care for a chronically under-served population, saving millions of taxpayer dollars in the process.

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Mobile game helps people act as their own lawyer so they don’t, for example, call the judge ‘dude’

David Brooks
Concord Monitor (NH)
January 16, 2018
Private lawyers are often too expensive for such small-claims or family court cases and the number of lawyers working pro bono doesn’t begin to meet the need, creating a lot of what is known in legalese as self-represented litigants.

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Immigrant Children In Connecticut Sue After Being Separated From Parents

Lori Mack
WNPR (Hartford, CT)
July 8, 2018
The lawsuits, filed on behalf of a 9-year-old boy from Honduras and a 14-year-old girl from El Salvador, seek immediate release and reunification with their families.

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Advocates: Uber won’t work to get disabled to New Haven health clinic

Mary O’Leary
New Haven Register
January 27, 2019
One of the general objections raised early on to the plan was the longer and fewer bus rides on CT Transit to the new site in the Long Wharf area for patients who are transferred to what will be the New Haven Primary Care Consortium.

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Is There Such a Thing as an Affordable Lawyer?

Michael Zuckerman
Atlantic, The
May 30, 2014
For many Americans, legal services are out of reach. This long and thoughtful magazine article examines innovative ways to think about and meet legal needs for the poor and middle class.

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