New York's Template to Address the Crisis in Civil Legal Services

Lippman, Judge Jonathan
January 2014
Judges' Journal;Winter2014, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
In this article the author discusses how problem of civil legal services for poor in New York was addressed. It states that the problem rose due to an increase in poverty and less funding by Legal Services Corp. (LSC). It mentions that judiciary in the state worked with the American Bar Association. It highlights that the Task Force to Expand Access to Civil Legal Services in New York was formed and funding for legal services organizations.


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