Ariel Levinson-Waldman: With COVID debt cases expected to rise, DC should fully fund civil legal services

Op-Ed (District of Columbia)

Ariel Levinson-Waldman
The DC Line
June 3, 2020
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Tags: Coronavirus, COVID-19, Funding - State and Local

Organizations mentioned/involved: Tzedek DC, D.C. Access to Justice Commission (DCAJC)


The author, Ariel Levinson-Waldman, sits on the DC Access to Justice Commission and is the founding director of the nonprofit organization Tzedek DC.  In this op-ed he calls for increasing resources for civil legal help, protecting defendants against wrongful default judgments, and ensuring more accountability concerning debt collection practices in DC.