231 ABA Journal Access to Justice articles.
Feb 17, 2020 1:28 PM CST
Feb 12, 2020 1:04 PM CST
Florida man wins $875K settlement after two trips to the Supreme Court
A Florida man who won twice in the U.S. Supreme Court will get an $875,000 settlement for his…
Feb 6, 2020 4:11 PM CST
The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law has started a two-year pilot project that licenses a small group of nonlawyers to give limited legal advice on civil matters stemming from domestic violence. The individuals will be known as licensed legal advocates.
Feb 6, 2020 3:18 PM CST
I have a confession. Until 2016, I thought criminal justice reform meant urban criminal justice reform. I’d been to rural jurisdictions and worked in a rural prison.
But rural justice…
Feb 6, 2020 11:20 AM CST
The group, which laid the groundwork for what could become the largest modern reform to the state’s professional rules potentially set a road map for others around the country.
Feb 1, 2020 3:00 AM CST
Conventional wisdom in the legal profession dictates that attorneys should have all the answers, mistakes can be detrimental, and people who call themselves “hackers” are known for identity theft and…
Feb 1, 2020 2:50 AM CST
The Technology Initiative Grant Program awards regional LSC offices money for creating technology plans that help low-income people with their legal needs.
Feb 1, 2020 2:40 AM CST
“Access to justice is a fundamental tenet of the rule of law. Without it, people cannot fully protect their rights, liberty and property; and the public’s confidence in our justice system is put at risk,” writes ABA President Judy Perry Martinez.
Feb 1, 2020 1:35 AM CST
In recent years, Hawaii, Nebraska and Nevada introduced laws to help trafficking survivors clear their records and overcome obstacles to employment, housing and education. Other states, including Connecticut, Kansas, New Jersey and New York, are moving forward with more proposed legislation.
Feb 1, 2020 1:05 AM CST
Feb 1, 2020 12:30 AM CST
Solving the rural attorney shortage won’t be easy, given that few law graduates appear willing to set up shop in rural America. The situation is only expected to worsen in the near future, given that many lawyers in less-populated counties are approaching retirement age and no younger attorneys have moved in to replace them.
Feb 1, 2020 12:00 AM CST
Nathaniel Jones, civil rights lawyer and appeals judge, dies at 93
Former civil rights lawyer and federal appeals judge Nathaniel Jones died Sunday at age 93. Jones was on the…
Jan 27, 2020 4:20 PM CST
Jan 27, 2020 10:40 AM CSTCEO of Factor, formerly Axiom Managed Solutions, an organization focused on performing complex legal work at scale.
Jan 24, 2020 8:30 AM CST