In Louisiana civil courts, the poor are left to defend themselves

News Story (Louisiana)

In Louisiana civil courts, the poor are left to defend themselves

March 14, 2019 | Richard A. Webster | Times-Picayune (New Orleans, LA)
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services – a nonprofit that provides free legal representation in 22 parishes, including Orleans – does what it can to fill the gap and meet the substantial demand, but it does so with limited resources.
Tags: Access to Justice | Funding: State & Local

We must give domestic violence survivors the legal aid they need

Op-Ed (New Hampshire)

We must give domestic violence survivors the legal aid they need

February 10, 2019 | Erin Jasina | Concord Monitor (NH)
The root causes of domestic violence are complex, and there is no single policy or program that can prevent it. But there is one critical step our state can take to improve the lives of survivors: We can ensure they have access to legal help, regardless of their ability to pay.
Tags: Domestic Violence