Partnership Provides Accessible Legal Aid

News Story (Hawaii)

Partnership Provides Accessible Legal Aid

June 2, 2015 | Big Island Now
Article covers the latest developments in the ongoing effort to improve access to the courts for people of all income levels, with special emphasis on Hawai’i’s self-represented litigants.
Tags: Access to Justice Commissions | Delivery Systems | Information Centers | Pro Se/Self-Help

Through Committee, Bill to Create Office of Civil Justice Heads Toward Law

News Story (New York)

Through Committee, Bill to Create Office of Civil Justice Heads Toward Law

May 26, 2015 | Catie Edmondson | Gotham Gazette (NYC)
New York City Council's Committee on Courts and Legal Services unanimously passed a bill that would create the office, to be tasked with assessing, coordinating, and helping reform the civil legal services available to low-income New Yorkers.
Tags: Civil Right to Counsel | Delivery Systems | Funding: State & Local | Legal Needs