Nonprofit that provides free civil legal services to low-income individuals. Headquartered in Little Rock. Serves 44 of the 75 counties in Arkansas.
Primary geographic focus: Arkansas
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: CALS
The Center for Arkansas Legal Services (CALS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides free legal services to low-income individuals residing in the state of Arkansas in civil (non-criminal) cases. CALS is headquartered in Little Rock and serves 44 counties of the 75 counties in Arkansas.
CONTENT MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCEBlog Post Amy Johnson
June 5, 2015
Arkansas has been called the worst place to rent in America. This article dives into the controversial failure-to-vacate statute that criminalizes being late on rent.
Op-Ed Justice Robin Wynne
September 16, 2017
Legal aid deserves support.
News Story Colton Faull
KUAR (Little Rock, AR)
October 24, 2017
A criminal record can often prevent people from obtaining employment, secure housing, or qualifying for loans.
News Story , Video Nick Popham
KATV (local ABC, Little Rock)
October 26, 2017
The Center for Arkansas Legal Services says if you have a criminal record, and you're looking for a job, than sealing those records might be the best option.
Interview Mark Friedman
October 27, 2017
As part of Pro Bono Week, which ends Saturday, Arkansas Business talked with Joshua Silverstein, a law professor at the Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, about the importance of pro bono work in the legal system.
Investigative , Video Marci Manley
KARK4 (local NBC, Little Rock)
November 14, 2017
Controversy surrounds a program that Arkansans with profound disabilities, and those affected by aging, rely on to receive their life-sustaining care in their homes instead of in an institution.
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