August 31, 2018 |
New York Times (NYT)
Rising inequality has harmed low-income families not only by depriving them of a fair share of society’s income growth, but also in a more specific way: It has stacked the legal system even more heavily against them.
Tags: Access to Justice
August 26, 2018 |
A survey conducted last year found that households with income less than 125 percent of the federal poverty level have a total of about 147,000 legal “needs” every year — yet 76 percent of those needs are never addressed or resolved.
Tags: Access to Justice | Poverty
July 18, 2018 |
Civil representation is too expensive for many, but Washington state has one solution.
Tags: Access to Justice | Civil Right to Counsel | Limited License Legal Technician
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.
Tags: Access to Justice | Access to Justice Commissions