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

First Katrina, Now Sandy: Three Mistakes We Keep Making After Natural Disasters

Blog Post (Mississippi, NATIONAL, New Jersey)

First Katrina, Now Sandy: Three Mistakes We Keep Making After Natural Disasters

May 23, 2014 | Martha Bergmark | Huffington Post
As a Mississippi native, civil legal aid lawyer and a veteran of Hurricane Katrina, I'm all too familiar with our mistakes during disaster recovery.
Tags: Consumer Protection | Disaster Recovery | Housing: Foreclosure | Housing: Landlord-Tenant | Hurricane Katrina | Pro Bono