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Towards a Definition of "One Hundred Percent Access to Civil Justice"

With the setting by the Conference of Chief Justices (CCJ), and the Conference of State Court Administrators  (COSCA) by Resolution of 100% access to justice as an “ 636 more words

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Pro Bono Program Provides Legal Aid in Immigration Proceedings

A Southern California immigration attorney with more than 15 years of experience, Christopher Stender represents individuals appearing before US Immigration Court. Aside from his responsibilities as an immigration attorney, Christopher Stender has donated to the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project (FIRRP), an organization that provides legal aid to individuals detained in Arizona by the Department of Homeland Security. 105 more words

Christopher Stender

Official: If you are accused of a crime, the government will pay more for someone to photocopy your case than for someone to defend you

This is not a complaint about what criminal barristers get paid.


There are plenty of such grizzlings on other posts over these pages. But this is not one of them. 1,217 more words

The Year in Review: Legal Aid Committee

Members: Devansh Arya (Convenor), Aroon Menon (Co-Convenor), Surabhi Khattar, Hemant Kothari, Danish Malik, Sonal Sarda, Priyanka Hazarika, Tarun Agarwal, Tanya Rajwade, Vrinda Vinayak.

The Legal Services Committee (2014-15) is perhaps one of the least-known committees on campus, largely due to the fact that most the activities they conduct are off-campus. 824 more words



Terrorism suspects linked to ISIS executioner Jihadi John have claimed hundreds of thousands of pounds in legal aid even though they have fled the UK. 221 more words

Sentenced to Inequity

Justin Pen explains why your lawyer is as important as your doctor.

When you’re feeling a bit under the weather, suffering from a dribbly nose and a sore throat and some third, peculiar elemet—clammy ears or swollen feet—you’ll probably visit your doctor. 56 more words


From: The American Lawyer: How Big Law is Failing Legal Aid, By Susan Beck

The Justice Gap: How Big Law Is Failing Legal Aid
Susan Beck, The American Lawyer
June 29, 2015

(Cleveland legal aid lawyer Maria Smith says her group must turn away more than half of those seeking help. 5,424 more words

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