We must ensure everyone has access to equal justice

Op-Ed (Massachusetts, NATIONAL, New York, Tennessee)

We must ensure everyone has access to equal justice

October 23, 2014 | Martha Minow | Boston Globe
Oped by member of Boston Bar Association’s Statewide Task Force to Expand Civil Legal Aid in Massachusetts. Recommends additional funding and innovative approaches such as those tried in New York and Tennessee.
Tags: Benefits of Legal Aid | Benefits of Legal Aid: Economic | Delivery Systems | Funding: State & Local | Law School Clinics | Pro Bono

Jonathan Lippman: A Crusader for the Poor and Drug-Addicted

Feature (NATIONAL, New York)

Jonathan Lippman: A Crusader for the Poor and Drug-Addicted

September 1, 2014 | Liz Farmer | Governing , e.Republic
New York's top judge is the brain behind many ideas that have upended the court system nationwide including legal aid for the poor, drug courts and foreclosure protections.
Tags: Benefits of Legal Aid | Consumer Protection | Courts | Delivery Systems | Housing: Foreclosure | Housing: Landlord-Tenant | Pro Bono | Unbundling

Justice with dignity and speed: Creating a 21st-century justice system for Massachusetts

Op-Ed (Massachusetts)

Justice with dignity and speed: Creating a 21st-century justice system for Massachusetts

June 1, 2014 | Paula M. Carey , Lewis H. Spence | Lowell Sun (Massachusetts)
Oped by judge and court administrator describing innovative efforts to deliver justice, including more ADR and support for pro se litigants in family and other matters.
Tags: Courts | Delivery Systems | Family | Information Centers | Language Access | Pro Se/Self-Help | Veterans