Alternative approaches: Pew study finds civil legal problems impacting 47% of US households

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Alternative approaches: Pew study finds civil legal problems impacting 47% of US households

January 8, 2020 | Marilyn Odendahl | Indiana Lawyer
After finding the need for civil legal assistance in the United States is widespread across all income levels — and perhaps spread wider than previously thought — The Pew Charitable Trusts sees a need for new solutions to addressing the problems experienced by many individuals and families.
Tags: Access to Justice | Research/Data | Right to Counsel

NEWS ROUNDUP: Baltimore Becomes National Leader In Evictions, “Huck Finn” Removed From Philadelphia School…AND MORE

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NEWS ROUNDUP: Baltimore Becomes National Leader In Evictions, “Huck Finn” Removed From Philadelphia School…AND MORE

December 14, 2015 | NewsOne.com
A new study released by the Public Justice Center, titled Justice Diverted: How Renters Are Processed in the Baltimore City Rent Court, revealed that nearly 7,000 families are evicted in Baltimore every year.
Tags: Housing: Eviction | Rent Court | Research/Data

Rigged System: Report Finds Baltimore is a National Leader in Evictions, as 7,000 Households, Overwhelmingly Black, Are Thrown out on the Street Each Year

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Rigged System: Report Finds Baltimore is a National Leader in Evictions, as 7,000 Households, Overwhelmingly Black, Are Thrown out on the Street Each Year

December 13, 2015 | David Love | Atlanta Black Star
A report by the Public Justice Center, a civil legal aid organization, sounds the alarm on the problem of evictions, which are experienced primarily by Black residents, namely Black women.
Tags: Housing: Eviction | Rent Court | Research/Data