Primary geographic focus: Florida
Organization type(s): Media
CONTENT FROM THIS SOURCEOp-Ed Charles Elsesser
February 21, 2018
Congress must appropriate funding that permits legal aid groups to provide legal help, including representation, for as long as necessary for recovery, which we know can take years.
News Story Brenda Medina
October 26, 2017
The Department of Labor has concluded that she is a victim of human trafficking who must be protected. But she has been locked up for months under the custody of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Op-Ed Francisco Angones
February 1, 2017
An estimated 80 percent or more of people who need civil legal assistance in the United States go without, because they cannot afford it. Though they try to represent their own interests, frequently they find the system too complex to navigate on their own.
Op-Ed Jocelyn Armand
October 27, 2016
This week, as we celebrate National Pro Bono Week, we are reminded of the growing demand for legal services for the poor.
News Story Daniel Chang
January 20, 2016
Florida legislators, meeting this month in Tallahassee, are looking down the barrel of a healthcare financial crisis for the second consecutive year.
News Story David Ovalle
December 3, 2015
In a scam that authorities say has proliferated in recent years, a Florida woman fell victim to swindlers who used bogus quitclaim deeds to secretly strip her of the property.
News Story Nicholas Nehamas
June 3, 2015
An alliance of consumer advocates has fired back at Florida’s delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives over its support for the payday lending industry.
Editorial Miami Herald
June 1, 2015
Cutting funding for civil legal services is a terrible idea with human and financial costs says this editorial.
News Story Monica Disare
August 10, 2014
As VA backlog keeps shrinking, thousands of Florida veterans still wait for their benefits.
News Story Nancy Dahlberg
July 20, 2014
A new project in Florida helps startups getting of the ground and ready to succeed with free legal counseling.
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