American Bar Association
Access to Legal Services

Access to Legal Services

Committee Description

This committee focuses on issues related to legal access for low income persons in those categories of adversarial proceedings where basic human needs are at stake, such as those involving shelter, sustenance, safety, health or child custody, as determined by each jurisdiction. This committee tracks these issues nationally, informing their members of changes, updates and areas where advocacy for legal access is required.

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    Modified by Renee Lugo on April 29, 2014

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