Tag: Legal Aid

The Path to Equal Justice

For almost 100 years, the American Bar Association (ABA) has partnered with charitable and publicly funded efforts to provide legal services for the poor. 
In 1919, Reginald Heber Smith, a practitioner in a legal aid charity, argued that it was t…

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Practical tips on how to collect wage judgments won for low-wage clients.
The guilty pleasure of a young leader in the antipoverty movement.
A model of using the Violence Against Women Act Amendments to protect tenants in developments financed by the L…

Fixing the Tangled Threads of Poverty and Racism

As the nation commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. this weekend, many people will pause to remember how far the United States has come since the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and to consider the current state of racial justice in this country….