Top Amazon Lawyer: ‘Justice for All’ Requires More Funding and Innovation

The private and public sectors need to work together to fix the broken civil justice system and ensure justice for all.

Op-Ed (NATIONAL)

David Zapolsky
Fortune
June 18, 2019
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Tags: LSC Funding

Organizations mentioned/involved: Legal Services Corporation (LSC)


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Every day, problems that have fundamentally legal solutions—like a debt collector wrongfully garnishing hard-earned wages—derail the lives of people who are already struggling to make ends meet. Too often it happens because they don’t know their rights or can’t get legal help or information. In three out of four state civil court cases today, one or both parties are without legal representation, tipping the scales of justice toward those who can afford an attorney.