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Above the Law takes a behind-the-scenes look at the world of law. The site provides news and insights about the profession’s most colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments. Above the Law is published by Breaking Media.


News Story

Nonlawyer Law Firms Inch Closer To Reality

Kathryn Rubino
Above the Law
November 4, 2019
Lawyers have long been the gatekeepers of legal services, which, as licensed professionals, make sense. But with alternative legal service providers all the rage, and the Big Four accounting firms clamoring for some of Biglaw’s lunch, the winds of change are in the air. And Utah is leading the charge.


3 Thoughts About Closing The Justice Gap

David Lat
Above the Law
July 18, 2018
Addressing this crisis requires cooperation and collaboration.


Kentucky Attempted To Kill Legal Aid Funding — We Should All Be Terrified

Joe Patrice
Above the Law
April 18, 2018
Kentucky's broken the taboo against eliminating legal aid funding -- expect things to get even worse around the country.


Access To Justice Through Technology For 2018

Mary E. Juetten
Above the Law
December 19, 2017
2018 will be the year that we move the needle on access to justice for all citizens using technology.


Want To Help The Economy? Then Don’t Cut Legal Aid.

David Lash
Above the Law
March 31, 2017
Among the reasons for this powerful, across-the-aisle support has been the simple fact that an allocation of funding for legal aid is a wise investment.


Legal Aid Is Under Assault, But Don’t Count It Out

David Lash
Above the Law
March 17, 2017
Support for the provision of free legal representation to the poor is now, and always has been, a bipartisan issue. It should remain that way.

Blog Post

The White House Turns Its Attention To Legal Aid With LAIR

Sam Wright
Above the Law
October 6, 2015
The President recently created the White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable (LAIR). Here's why you should care.

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