Expanding Legal Aid (Letter to the Editor)


The Justice Index provides state-by-state information on efforts to meet vulnerable residents’ basic needs for legal assistance in the most critical civil actions involving child custody, shelter, safety, sustenance and health.
Letter to Editor (California, Massachusetts, NATIONAL, Washington)

David Udell, Ellen Rosenthal
New York Times (NYT)
December 7, 2014
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Organizations mentioned/involved: National Center for Access to Justice (NCAJ) at Fordham Law School


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Letter to the editor – “A Push for Legal Aid in Civil Cases Finds Its Advocates” (news article, Nov. 22) reports on pioneering efforts in a few states to respond to vulnerable residents’ basic needs for legal assistance in the most critical civil actions involving child custody, shelter, safety, sustenance and health. But what is happening in other states? The Justice Index provides state-by-state information.