Alone in Court: How Access to Legal Aid is Tied to Mobility

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Alone in Court: How Access to Legal Aid is Tied to Mobility

July 28, 2015 | WNYC (NY) , Brian Lehrer Show
In more than 70% of civil cases today, people who can't afford legal representation end up going to court alone. Access to counsel is a make-or-break issue for many families, and advocates for increased funding for legal aid programs.
Tags: Access to Justice | Benefits of Legal Aid | Benefits of Legal Aid: Economic | Civil Right to Counsel | Pro Se/Self-Help