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Editorial

Don’t close courthouse doors on Floridians

Orlando Sentinel
April 28, 2017
An additional $22 million for legal aid would be modest by comparison, but it would have a life-changing impact for thousands of Floridians.

Editorial

Invest in access to civil justice: Where We Stand

Orlando Sentinel
February 3, 2017
While the governor’s proposal called for spending $83.5 billion, a record amount, he couldn’t spare a dime for legal assistance for Floridians who can’t afford to hire lawyers in civil court, where noncriminal cases are handled.

News Story

Title loans trap Florida consumers in debt, critics say

Susan Jacobson
Orlando Sentinel
February 20, 2016
Predatory title loans trap Florida borrowers in cycle of debt, consumer advocates say.

Editorial

Florida must close gap in civil justice

Orlando Sentinel
October 30, 2015
The iconic, blindfold-wearing Lady Justice wields a scale in one hand and a sword in the other. But for too many Floridians, she might as well be carrying a cash register.

Op-Ed

Civil legal aid breaks the cycle of poverty, benefits taxpayers

Darryl Bloodworth
Orlando Sentinel
September 18, 2015
Civil legal aid has a far-reaching economic impact in Florida.

News Story

Florida high court rejects hike in Bar dues for legal aid

Jim Saunders
Orlando Sentinel
July 10, 2015
The Florida Supreme Court rejects a fee-hike proposal to raise money for of legal services for the poor.

News Story

Florida High Court Hears Debate About Fee-Hike Proposal

Rene Stutzman
Orlando Sentinel
December 2, 2014
Acknowledging the funding crisis, the Florida Supreme Court considers Florida Bar due increases to fund legal aid services.



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