284 ABA Journal Access to Justice articles.
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“A lot of people frequent the hotline, so you build a relationship with these callers who are really trying their best to understand the process,” says Emma Yznaga, who was an intern with the ABA Commission on Immigration’s Detention and Legal Orientation Program Information Line for four months.
Oct 13, 2021 4:08 PM CDT
Britney Spears’ father is suspended as conservator
Judge Brenda Penny of Los Angeles on Wednesday suspended Britney Spears’ father, Jamie Spears, from his position as conservator for the pop…
Oct 1, 2021 12:09 PM CDT
Court leaders say an online dispute resolution program, known as LA-ODR, is part of their ongoing efforts to enhance access to justice for self-represented litigants through the use of technology. A 2019 California Justice Gap Study found that 55% of Californians at all income levels experienced at least one civil legal problem in their household in the prior year, but nearly 70% of them received no legal assistance.
Oct 1, 2021 4:10 AM CDT
Sep 23, 2021 12:51 PM CDT
Gender affects the treatment of people in Washington state’s court system, particularly the treatment of women of color, LGBTQ people and women in poverty, according to a report released on…
Sep 17, 2021 12:39 PM CDT
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Sep 3, 2021 9:47 AM CDTnationwide justice needs study released Wednesday.
Sep 1, 2021 1:52 PM CDTa report released this month from Thomson Reuters.
Aug 31, 2021 12:57 PM CDTAug. 30 letter to the legal community calling for volunteer services.
Aug 31, 2021 9:36 AM CDT
Obtaining an alternative business structure license would allow LegalZoom to hire attorneys as employees to provide legal advice directly to customers rather than relying on an independent network of lawyers.
Aug 16, 2021 9:55 AM CDT
Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascón knows how to cope with controversy. He faced it as police chief in Mesa, Arizona. And as San Francisco’s top prosecutor, he riled law enforcement groups after pushing for a host of reforms. Even so, more than seven months into Gascón’s new job as LA’s top prosecutor, resistance to his policies has reached dizzying peaks.
Jul 28, 2021 9:08 AM CDT
Legal Services Corp. could receive largest funding increase under new legislation
The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations approved on Thursday funding legislation that includes $600 million for the Legal…
Jul 16, 2021 4:40 PM CDT