In more than 70% of civil cases today, people who can't afford legal representation end up going to court alone. Access to counsel is a make-or-break issue for many families, and advocates for increased funding for legal aid programs.
Audio, News Story (NATIONAL)
WNYC (NY), Brian Lehrer Show
July 28, 2015
THE BRIAN LEHRER SHOW WEBSITE
Tags: Access to Justice, Benefits of Legal Aid, Benefits of Legal Aid: Economic, Civil Right to Counsel, Pro Se/Self-Help
Organizations mentioned/involved: Voices for Civil Justice