Op-Ed | Jurists: Michigan Must Provide Equal Justice

"A goal of our legal system is that residents have access to it regardless of their ability to pay." – Justices Robert Young and Bridget McCormack ‘Equal justice under law” is engraved above the doors to the United States Supreme Court and the words provide the bedrock of our judicial system. But those words might […]

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Op-Ed | Civil Legal Aid: Ensuring Equal Access to Justice

by John G. Levi, Daily Business Review Florida Chief Justice Jorge Labarga and other leading jurists gathered Friday at the University of Miami School of Law for a panel discussion on civil legal aid sponsored by the Legal Services Corp., the largest single funder of civil legal aid in the country. A week earlier, Labarga […]

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Op-Ed: The Importance of Equal Access to Justice for All

by Dan Glazier One of the many lessons learned in Ferguson is something people living with low incomes and advocates who work alongside them know all too well: Equal access to justice is a fragile concept in this country, which for people of low income, is often difficult to obtain whether it’s in criminal, municipal […]

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Op-Ed: 40 Years of Delivering Equal Justice Under the Law

Raun Rasmussen, New York Law Journal Last year was a bad one for our client, Alex. He suffers from depression, along with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, which he developed after serving in the Army. After several family members passed away early in the year, his mental health worsened to the point where he could no […]