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GOVERNING is a leading media platform covering politics, policy and management for state and local government leaders. GOVERNING provides nonpartisan news, insight and analysis. In 2009, GOVERNING was acquired by e.Republic, a media and research company focused exclusively on public-sector innovation for state and local government and education. e.Republic is also home to Government Technology, Emergency Management and the Center for Digital Government.


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Right to an Attorney? Most Tenants Face Landlords Without One.

J. Brian Charles
June 1, 2019
But a handful of cities are starting to provide counsel in civil court.

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Can Paying for the Poor to Have Lawyers Actually Save a City Money?

J. Brian Charles
November 19, 2018
Lawyers in Philadelphia think so. They want the city, which is suffering from an eviction crisis, to spend more on helping people fight landlords in court.


The Modernization Our Civil Legal System Needs

Susan K. Urahn
November 6, 2018
Technology can help people who don't have lawyers and make courts more efficient.


States’ Vital Role in Providing Civil Justice for Everyone

Martha Bergmark
April 2, 2018
It's up to lawmakers to provide the funding that's needed and to back reforms that make the system work better.


A Solution for the Access Crisis in Our Civil Justice System

Mary McClymont
March 30, 2017
Seven states are moving forward with major changes to give people the help they need in court.

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Report: Minorities, Poor Residents More Likely to Have Their Driver’s License Suspended

Mike Maciag
April 14, 2016
A new study highlighting racial and socioeconomic disparities in license suspensions is the latest call for states to make reforms.


Jonathan Lippman: A Crusader for the Poor and Drug-Addicted

Liz Farmer
Governing, e.Republic
September 1, 2014
New York's top judge is the brain behind many ideas that have upended the court system nationwide including legal aid for the poor, drug courts and foreclosure protections.

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