California Task Force Recommends Limited Fee-Sharing, ‘Regulatory Sandbox’

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California Task Force Recommends Limited Fee-Sharing, ‘Regulatory Sandbox’

February 24, 2020 | Cheryl Miller | Law.com
"I think there was a lot of unanimity. There were a few splits but overall it was a great group of people marching to the same drummer in trying to close the justice gap," said Justice Lee Smalley Edmon of the Second District, Division Three of the California Court of Appeals, the task force chairwoman.
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Access to Justice Commission Annual Report Shows Huge Collaborative Effort to Bring Legal Services to Tennesseans in Need

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Access to Justice Commission Annual Report Shows Huge Collaborative Effort to Bring Legal Services to Tennesseans in Need

May 16, 2018 | WGNS (Murfreesboro, Tennessee)
Over 1 million Tennesseans, or 1 in 6 people, live below the federal poverty level. Approximately 60 percent of low-income households experienced a civil legal problem in a given year.
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